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Farrukh Dhondy | All the world’s a stage: Gender, race, diversity & today’s reality

Through the last few decades, no choric group of white singers in the West would blacken their faces to represent black and white minstrels

12 Jun 2021 12:17 AM

Rumble over royalty

As iconic TV shows from the 80s and 90s make a comeback, the actors and producers get into a royalty row

18 Apr 2020 10:43 AM

Mystic Mantra: What made the Pandavas win the war?

All through the battle Lord Krishna kept saving Arjun from confrontation with the main warriors till the time their weapons were exhausted.

25 Feb 2020 3:06 AM

A new-look Mahabharata: Epic dance drama with a Bollywood, TV star cast

The play has 24 dynamic actors, 15 junior artistes, and 10 dancers along with mesmerising music.

26 Nov 2019 1:25 AM

The Mahabharat: Encounters with British director Peter Brook in India & abroad

The message of the Gita and the various stories of the Mahabharat are part of one’s upbringing.

14 Mar 2019 7:32 AM


Bengal terracotta — in clay but not ephemeral

Most of the exquisite terracotta temples for which town is justly famous were built during this period.

04 Oct 2018 1:11 AM

Muslim Sanskrit scholar offers free tuitions

Hayatullah is proficient in Sanskrit and in the four Vedas which has earned him the epithet ‘Chaturvedi’.

13 Sep 2018 5:33 AM

Bruised Goddesses

India’s revered epics are filled with instances of atrocities against women, as several modern day authors are quick to point out.

02 Aug 2018 5:16 AM

Fresh cast for Aamir’s Mahabharat?

The actor wants to steer clear of controversies and keep his budget down.

23 Jun 2018 12:08 AM

Aamir Khan having second thoughts on Mahabharat?

Mr. Perfectionist’s is re-looking at his desire to make a five-part version of the epic Mahabharat, as he weighs the pros and cons.

09 Apr 2018 12:17 AM


Our Pandavas to fight BJP’s Kauravas in 2019 epic: Rahul Gandhi

Congress chief vows to raze ‘wall’ between workers and leaders.

19 Mar 2018 4:44 AM

TV actor Shikha Singh duped of over Rs 11 lakh

The middleman allegedly collected the money meant for Shikha Singh from the organisers and fled the city.

27 Feb 2018 4:06 AM

Leaving with a heavy heart

After being confronted with multiple problems and snubbed by the bureaucracy, Mukesh Khanna has stepped down as Chairperson of CFSI.

25 Feb 2018 12:50 AM

It’ll be an epic game-changer

The ace director feels that Mahabharat would be a game-changer in Hindi.

20 Jan 2018 12:17 AM

Hindus, proud of their own prejudice

A board in many languages outside Jagannath’s temple says that only Hindus are allowed.

24 Sep 2017 12:08 AM


Maharathi: A peep into India’s caste system

The play was an attempt to show the trauma in the life of Karana.

17 May 2017 1:23 AM

Doordarshan to revive Mahabharat-type serials

Prasar Bharati hopes that by telecasting mega serials based on Indian mythology Doordarshan is expected to gain substantial revenue.

15 May 2017 1:06 AM