Latha Srinivasan

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I enjoy entering into uncharted territories

Actor Paoli Dam never aspired to become an actor but is elated over the recent success of Bulbbul and Kaali....

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Salman Khan is so kind, says Megha Akash

The young actor still feels it is surreal that she is part of Bollywood star Salman Khan’s Radhe. Actress Megha...

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Rise of the OTT culture is transforming the industry

Unlike commercial cinema, creating OTT content—irrespective of genre—is a much more collaborative process often employing multiple writers and directors to...

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‘Bulbbul’ is a bingeworthy flick for lovers of folklore

Every child in India grows up listening to stories from their grandparents or parents and often these are folktales that...

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Ram Madhvani opens up about ‘Aarya’

Bringing actor Sushmita Sen out of her hiatus—a five-year break—was no mean feat and filmmaker Ram Madhvani seems to have...

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Covid-19: Re-opening theatres will revive Indian film industry

With the world reeling under the impact of Covid-19, life as we know it has changed completely. Since February countries...

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Bollywood screams out from the pages of my book: Anmol Malik

At 25, Anmol Malik has achieved more than what young women of her age typically would have. She is a...

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Rishi Kapoor scolded me for wasting my talent, reminisces: Aditi Rao Hydari

She is an award-winning actor whose talent speaks volumes of her versatility and passion for films. Working across numerous film...

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‘I was fortunate to have a committed team for Harmony’

Sruti Harihara Subramanian, director of the Amazon Prime Video series Harmony with A.R. Rahman, speaks to Latha Srinivasan about the...

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‘I might be telling the story, but Hercule Poirot is its star’

Writer Sophie Hannah has made a literary adoption of Agatha Christie’s fictional character, Hercule Poirot. She speaks to Latha Srinivasan...

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Practise what you preach, start being honest: Reham to Imran

Author-cum-journalist Reham Khan has been in the news for her memoirs, chronicling her life, particularly her marriage to present Pakistan...

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‘I wanted to do something good for my country’

Former Assistant Commissioner of Mumbai Police, Isaque Ibrahim Bagwan, who was part of the 26/11 counter-terror operations at Nariman House,...

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Aditi Rao Hydari: Perfection personified

In a career spanning less than a decade, actress Aditi Rao Hydari has gained recognition in Bollywood and beyond, and...

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‘Jankibai had an intense relationship with her music’

Author Neelum Saran Gour’s latest novel, Requiem in Raga Janki, tells the life story of the obscure but talented Hindustani...

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Single malts are becoming the exclusive toast of the town

The renowned writer Haruki Murakami once said, “Whisky, like a beautiful woman, demands appreciation. You gaze first, then it’s time...

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‘India is a very important market for us and we are keen to expand our presence’

When you think of a luxury motorcycle, you immediately think Ducati. With the ace Italian brand foraying into India, bikers...

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‘Georgian London was a global hub, full of new things & ideas’

Author Imogen Hermes Gowar, whose debut novel, The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock, is getting rave reviews in Britain and has...

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Black food: Everything tastes better with activated charcoal

It all started off as a detox fad when this ingredient, which is not really appetising to look at, first...

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‘We have set up India’s first make-up and prosthetics lab’

Make-up artist and prosthetics designer Preetisheel Singh, who won huge acclaim for her work in films like Padmaavat and Bajirao...

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Passion and a lifestyle: These women bikers are geared up for the high road

Ever since she was a teenager, Mumbai-based Thejaswini Unni was enamoured with the idea of owning a geared motorcycle after...

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‘Lazy minds often confuse mythology with history’

In this interview with Latha Srinivasan, author Devdutt Pattanaik talks about the central role mythologies play in shaping societies, and...

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‘I raised my voice because secularism was under threat’

Acclaimed writer taslima Nasrin speaks to Latha Srinivasan about her views on feminism, secualrism, free speech and democracy—subjects she continues...

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R. Madhavan Method and the medium

Actor R. Madhavan has a way of portraying his roles to such a degree of perfection that he often makes...

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‘A global readership is a form of encouragement’

Chinese author  Jia Pingwa, recipient of the Mao Dun Literature Prize, the highest literary honour in China, speaks to Latha...