journalist, writer Prayaag Akbar, Leila novel, segregated communities, book, excerpt
‘Purity One, a place of power, where people go to pray, plead’

In his debut novel, journalist and writer Prayaag Akbar brings readers face to face with a brave new world of segregated communities and walled cities. Presented here is an excerpt.

29 April, 2017
singer Tulsi Kumar, Bollywood, young singer, music, devotional songs, Khushali Kumar, Raftaar, Himesh Reshamiya, Sajid-Wajid, Pritam, Lata mangeshkar
‘It is my dream to one day work with Rehman’

Having given popular numbers like “Deewana Kar Gaye”, “Tum Jo Aaye”, “Gulaabi 2.0” and more, singer Tulsi Kumar, with her melodious voice and ample talent, has marked her place in Bollywood. Guardian 20 spoke to the young singer about her journey, inspiration and her future projects.

29 April, 2017
Flights From My Terrace: The Boy in Yellow Knickers and Other Essays, Santosh Bakaya, Authorspress, The Canine Sponge, A Chance Encounter, Book review, Mahatma Gandhi
Book Review: Experiences, encounters and flights of memory in this fine book of essays

Jaipur-based writer Santosh Bakaya, in her new book Flights From My Terrace: The Boy in Yellow Knickers and Other Essays, has penned down her experiences, encounters and flights of memory.

22 April, 2017
Mark Bennington, Living the Dream: Life of the ‘Bollywood’ Actor, Bollywood , photographer, Shanoo Sharma, Los Angeles, Mumbai
‘I want to show the human reality of Bollywood dreams’

Actor turned photographer Mark Bennington speaks to Preeti Singh about his latest book of images that features 112 Bollywood actors, and about capturing the human side of stardom.

22 April, 2017
Sarangi Cultural Academy, Ustad Sabri Khan Sahab, Nabeel Khan, Taal Teentaal, Saraswati Vandana, Vidha Lal,  World Dance Day
Sarangi Legacy to celebrate the classical forms of music & dance

The Sarangi Cultural Academy is organising Sarangi Legacy 2017 on 28 April. This musical concert dedicated in the loving memory of Padma Bhushan Late Ustad Sabri Khan Sahab (Sarangi Maestro).

22 April, 2017


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