Bollywood’s tryst with romantic love has oscillated between the sublime and the ridiculous.
How zombie films, or almost-zombie films, have dealt with apocalypse, social crisis and personal desolation
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Excerpts from A Fashion Dictionary, an experimental work-in-progress that looks at the nature of clothes, relying on the juxtaposition of sartorial research with a subjective and personal account of the author’s relationship with clothing.
The future of fashion lies in inclusivity, in being a message board for the times, in imperfect solidarities.
The pandemic closed doors. It also opened new ones. Three models speak about experiences amid Covid-19.
A successful designer from a small town writes about his journey in the fashion industry and his team that made it possible.
Design and fashion education in India needs to overhaul its basic principles, in line with the needs of its climes, culture and people.
In a world where the media often reproduces the propaganda of the powerful, art—including the art of the novel—must keep alive the truth about the times we live in.
One of India’s leading designers looks into fashion’s mirror, as the world comes to terms with the twin threats of pandemic and climate crisis.
Covid pandemic leaves fashion industry with no choice but to go digital, but hesitancy and uncertainty abound
Art is a form of thinking. In a world where ‘fake news’ dismantles ‘facts’, art is another way to uphold the storytelling that is journalism’s soul.
Simran Chadha, an associate professor in Delhi University, recalls the time she acted with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan in a Doordarshan teleserial.
‘Lokame Tharavadu’ contemporary art exhibition showcases works of known and unknown faces.
Behind SRK’s lover-boy image lies instability—sensitive to social, cultural and political change.
How the larger-than-life Hindi film hero of yesteryears gave way to the relatable charm of Shah Rukh and the other Khans.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
Everyone’s having a party in Goa. From Mamata Banerjee to Arvind Kejriwal, political parties of all hues descend on the tiny state for Elections 2022.
The epics have been used and abused over many patriarchal eras, their relevance convoluted to shove a regressive concoction down the throats of youngsters.
Since its independence from Portuguese rule, the smallest Indian state of Goa has seen the rise and fall of several regional parties
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