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Sridhar Rangayan puts India on the global map

Mumbai-based filmmaker and gay activist Sridhar Rangayan was surprised when he was told that he has been selected by a worldwide nomination to be part of British Council’s first five Films4freedom Glo

21 Mar 2016 10:10 PM

Capturing history

Photographer Sunil Janah has been called “a faithful servant of history” but perhaps he’s best remembered as a ‘philanthropologist’ — portmanteau of philanthropist and anthropologist.

19 Mar 2016 10:55 PM

Where have all the sparrows gone

Humankind has been unkind to several creatures, sparrows being one among many others. But on World Sparrow Day, perhaps we can atone ourselves.

19 Mar 2016 9:56 PM

Imagine peace through #hashtags

Mumbai-based advertising professional Ram Subramanian holds no bar when it comes to expressing his opinions.

19 Mar 2016 6:29 AM

Inside the master’s mind

Last year on June 16, revered architect Charles Correa breathed his last in the city that he helped build.

13 Mar 2016 10:11 PM


Kebab ke khoj mein

Have you ever wondered where does the succulent galouti kebab get its name from Galouti is an adulteration of gahlawat, ‘melt in your mouth’.

12 Mar 2016 10:58 PM

A city amused

Did you know that M.F. Husain had contributed a mural to the centuries old Portuguese church when the city’s much-loved architect Charles Correa rebuilt it

09 Mar 2016 10:25 PM

International Women’s Day: The argument continues

As the world wakes up to another International Women’s Day, the battle for women’s rights continues to gain more fervour with the next debate or the next march.

07 Mar 2016 10:46 PM

Pertinent in Paris

An artist known to ask profound questions with her work, Nalini Malani will be the first Indian artist to have a Retrospective at the prestigious Centre Pompidou in Paris

07 Mar 2016 4:25 PM

The last flamingos of Bombay

The Flamingo Festival that will be held in the city on March 5 could well be the last one in a long time, as many fear that the impending construction of the Trans Harbour Link might scare away these migratory birds from the wetlands of Sewri.

04 Mar 2016 6:19 AM


Creative crunch or marketing mayhem

While there continues to be a steady stream of mythological fiction being produced by contemporary writers, question remains as to whether or not the Indian literary imagination has failed to evolve a contemporary sensibility and idiom rooted in its own traditions. We glean insights from authors and publishers...

24 Feb 2016 12:54 PM

Racing across India

Pat Farmer — famous for his ‘Pole to Pole Run’, between the North and South Poles — is now running all the way from Kanyakumari to Kashmir. On Wednesday, he reached Mumbai, and we quizzed him about the milestones along his epic journey.

18 Feb 2016 9:50 PM

Feelin’ the Blues

Long considered an elder generation’s musical nostalgia trip, the Blues as a genre, is finding a lot of favour with the youth, and the growing number of bands that play the Blues are testimony to that

12 Feb 2016 9:22 PM

Does your art beat for Mumbai

The makers of the ‘Love Mumbai’ installation at the ongoing Kala Ghoda Arts Fest have filed a petition for it to be made a permanent symbol of the city, on the lines of ‘I Love New York’

09 Feb 2016 9:46 PM

Barbie goes ‘body positive’

The iconic blonde doll will now be available in realistic body types and skin tones. Will the move find favour with fans

02 Feb 2016 10:16 PM


Songs to film by

With his new documentary Brief Life of Insects, which will be screened at the upcoming Mumbai International Film Festival, Tarun Bhartiya explores what folk music really is. It is part of his series Songs To Live By.

02 Feb 2016 7:38 PM

Look back through a new prism

“The West accuses ancient India of not having a sense of history” — this is the notion that art practitioner and academic Dr Deepak Kannal is intending to question in his upcoming lecture in the city

23 Jan 2016 12:05 AM

An epic festival

A term used extensively in daily parlance, ‘hero’ has fascinating interpretations and interesting theories.

17 Jan 2016 10:18 PM

Immerse in the works of Bimal da

To pay homage to the late filmmaker Bimal Roy, a retrospective in the city will offer a screening of some of his best works, which have permanently been canonised in the glorious history of Indian Cin

10 Jan 2016 9:38 PM

The laughter brigade has a new adage

If you are a frequent on YouTube, chances are you may have stumbled upon a video featuring stand-up comics Abish Mathew and Aditi Mittal performing a rap inside a car that is being driven by Anu Malik

04 Jan 2016 10:03 PM