Abhishek Chakraborty

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From love to social issues, all on one stage

A scene from Ek Kutte Ki Kahaani directed by Anil Chaudhary

Starting from Laila Majnu’s struggle for love to a patriarchal society’s fixation with a male child, to characters of Saadat Hasan Manto, the Bhartendu Natya Utsav had it all on a single stage. Organised by the Sahitya Kala Parishad, the cultural wing of the Delhi government, the 30th Bhartendu Natya Utsav featured an array of plays. directed

The modern story of time

Stills from Kaal-Time

Kaal-Time, the innovative dance work that tells the extraordinary cosmic and modern story of time, was presented for the first time in Delhi by the Janak Khendry Dance Company on March 12 at Kamani Auditorium.

The modern story of time

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Kaal-Time, the innovative dance work that tells the extraordinary cosmic and modern story of time, was presented for the first time in Delhi by the Janak Khendry Dance Company on March 12 at Kamani Au

Festival to serve all genres on one platter

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From struggling story of a common man to the painful saga of a widow, to a biography of a legendary poet, the Modern Theatre Festival will bring a variety of plays of different genres in one platter.

A political party which seeks a text book start often remains superficial, pretending that the preamble or the introduction remains the real thing. For a party that created a great propaganda machine to devastate the Congress during the election, the Bharatiya Janata Party regime has little to say.

The Narendra Modi government approaching the 100-day mark demands an assessment of its performance. A national television channel even arranged, more a boxing match than a debate, a programme on whether Mr Modi’s foreign policy is continuity or radical change.