Although the virus postponed the much awaited May 9 launch of the first song of Bangla director Arindam Sil’s period film ‘Maayakumari’, the film’s music director, Bickram Ghosh, allowed music lovers to preview the song on YouTube.
The Mumbai launch of Hariprasad Chaurasia Breath of Gold at the Tao Art gallery included a flute recital by the students of the maestro. What gave the recital an added edge was that all flautists who were performing were women.
Never compromising on his craft, even as he explored new fabric sources from banana and pineapple, Wendell was one designer who presented Fashion as entertainment. Because fashion, he believed, must not be all hard work and no play, writes Sathya Saran
Sathya Saran draws the pictures of a packed auditorium where Amol Palekar made his return to theatre after 25 years, and an offbeat exhibition that called out to women to ‘remember their innate powers.'
Though he has in the past used his art to create other awareness stories, it is with ‘Aftermath’ that Rohit Jain, who is a grantee of the Pulitzer Centre’s grant for Crisis Reporting, has shown that Photography can reach beyond entertainment to espouse a cause and awaken the public to social consciousness.