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How a cultural organisation became a hub for promoting art appreciation

‘Art is creativity, driven by the urge to express oneself,” said Dinesh Singh, the founder of Navrasa Duende, a venture...

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‘I want to create something that satisfies the artist in me’

Hailing from a small village near Kanpur, designer Rahul Mishra has come a long way in only a few years,...

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The long and short of filmmaking

Durba Sahay makes films that, in her own words, ‘mirror life in all its complexities’. Her short films have earned...

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Every film for me is a fresh start: Shivdasani

In his acting career of more than 20 years, Aftab Shivdasani has been a part of over 50 feature films....

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On to the next milestone

Priyanka Chopra is one of Bollywood’s most successful actresses, as well as a crossover star who has made a name...

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‘I am a theatre artist before a film actor’

Weeks after the success of Chhichhore, actor Tushar Pandey, who plays a geeky college student in the film, is hopeful about...

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‘I want to play very different kinds of roles’

After the success of Season One of the Indian adaptation of The Office, its makers are now out with the...

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Sunny Deol on self-belief

Sunny Deol has appeared in almost a hundred films since his acting debut in 1983, and has won two National...

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Scare tactics on stage: First ever Hindi horror play premieres in Delhi

Directed by Aniket Patil, Ovee is being pitched by its makers as the first ever Hindi horror play. It was premiered at...

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Bollywood is getting more socially engaged

The Hindi film industry has become more socially aware these days. Consider the recent surge in movies themed on social...

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Expertise and experience

Satish Kaushik has given some memorable performances as a comic sidekick in commercial Bollywood films. But he can’t be pigeonholed...

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Designs that celebrate glamour and femininity

Designers Gauri and Nainika Karan launched their eponymous label “Gauri & Nainika” in January 2002 in New Delhi. The brand...

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New wave of playwrights, performers at the Old World Theatre Festival

In its 18th year now, the Old World Theatre Festival is one of the most prestigious theatre events in Delhi. It...

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‘We need star power’

Archana Kochhar specialises in creating bridal couture and is also a celebrity designer and stylist. She spoke to us about...

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Celebrating tradition with style

On 6 August, Tuesday, ITV Network’s NewsX and The Sunday Guardian organised their first-ever Fashion Conclave at Taj Palace in...

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Delivers a social message without being preachy

My first reaction was, ‘Why are they offering me the film?’” said Sonakshi Sinha about her latest film, Khandaani Shafakhana....

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‘I had to fight stereotypes that female comedians face’

One of Singapore’s most prominent standup acts, Sharul Channa is currently on her India tour and recently performed in Delhi....

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Mission reinvention

Seven years into his Bollywood career, Arjun Kapoor is already ranked among the biggest stars in the Hindi film industry....

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On a winning streak

Actor and singer Diljit Dosanjh was already a star in the Punjabi film industry when he made his Hindi cinema...

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This is my story

Some of the biggest Bollywood hits in recent years have featured Katrina Kaif, who started out in the industry in...

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Of art, artists and differing viewpoints

An artwork shouldn’t be judged on the basis of its creator’s conduct. But Kabir Singh’s director, Sandeep Reddy Vanga, with his...

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‘Placing content over medium is important’

Mini Mathur and Cyrus Sahukar feature in Amazon Prime Video’s latest web show, Mind the Malhotras, which revolves around a dysfunctional...

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Behind the mask

Shahid Kapoor began his Bollywood journey in 2003 as a romantic hero who seemed tailor-made for dancing around trees. But...

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Singer Samy Yusuf wants to make sacred music popular among the youth

Samy Yusuf is a British singer-songwriter of Azerbaijani origin and was in Delhi earlier this year for his India debut...