Rishita Roy Chowdhury

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‘Online platforms let us go deeper into stories’

Actress Sapna Pabbi was born and brought up in London, but always had a dream of becoming an actress in India. She...

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‘Indians have come a long way in accepting standup culture’

One of India’s most successful standup comedians, Amit Tandon speaks to Rishita Roy Chowdhury about being a late bloomer in...

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Always on the move

Michelin-starred chef Vikas Khanna speaks to Rishita Roy Chowdhury about how he went from heading a catering business in Amritsar...

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Four of India’s top directors make their horror debut

Filmmakers Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee and Karan Johar have collaborated for a sequence of short films released on...

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An Instrumental Role 

Carnatic musician and violin virtuoso L. Subramaniam has performed concerts around the world and has collaborated with some of the...

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‘Music has always been my happy place and passion’

Musician Rohan Solomon, who is part of the New York-based rock band called By Chance, speaks to Rishita Roy Chowdhury...

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Hawker Chan brings cheapest Michelin-starred meal to India

Hawker Chan, a Singapore-based street-food stall run by Chef Chan Hon Meng, was awarded a Michelin star in 2016, soon...

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Indian chefs are exploring alcohol as an ingredient

For most of us, alcohol serves as an accompaniment to dishes. But there are chefs who regularly make use of...

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A classical act

Australian musicians Slava and Leonard Grigoryan have recorded 12 studio albums and performed at venues around the world as the...

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The outstanding outlier 

Nawazuddin Siddiqui has completed 20 years in the Hindi film industry, having witnessed terrible hardships and countless rejections in the...

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‘Jewellery buying has become an experience now’

Amaris Jewels has become the hallmark of luxury in India. The woman behind this brand known for creating bespoke pieces...

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‘My films burst the bubble I used to live in’

Bhumi Pednekar is among the new crop of actors who have pushed content-driven cinema against star-powered films. Right from her...

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Comprehensive cookbook rediscovers Marathi cuisine

Saee Koranne-Khandekar’s latest book, Pangat, a Feast: Food and Lore from Marathi Kitchens, is a product of the author’s curiosity...

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‘Indian classical music runs deep in my blood’

Sarod player Soumik Datta speaks to Rishita Roy Chowdhury about his discovery of Hindustani classical music, his upcoming BBC series...

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A festival of language, in memory of Tagore

Concluding this Sunday, the Tagore International Literature and Arts Festival in Bhopal is a forum that celebrates Rabindranath’s influence on...

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House style: DJ Oma’s musical stories are meant for the dance floor

Vishal Malik, aka Oma, is an acclaimed DJ and music producer who has made a name for himself in India...

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‘Fashion was once a grossly misunderstood word in India’

Payal Jain is among the few designers who have driven India’s niche fashion industry of the ’90s towards the grand...

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Top of the order      

The glory days of Indian cricket began with the selection of Sunil Gavaskar in the national team in the early...

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Netflix India’s new spy thriller hits the right notes

Netflix India’s new original series, Bard of Blood, stands out for its gritty realism, well-choreographed action sequences, solid performances and...

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A musical that celebrates Awadh’s grand but forgotten courtesan culture

The courtesan culture of 19th-century Awadh is the subject of a recently performed musical drama at Delhi’s India Habitat Centre....

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I am not afraid of being typecast: Varun Sharma

In 2013, Actor Varun Sharma’s debut film, Fukrey, proved to be a sleeper hit. The film impelled the audiences and critics...

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Supper in the sky: Fly Dining opens its Noida branch

Last year in November, India got its first “fly dining” restaurant in Bangalore. At Fly Dining, Bangalore, guests can relish...

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‘Online platforms have given comedians a new freedom’

With more than a million subscribers to his YouTube channel, Kenny Sebastian may well be the funniest Internet star to...

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Global cuisines, urban décor at these new restaurants

The F&B sector of Delhi-NCR has grown exponentially over the past couple of years. As opposed to a handful of...