Art & Culture

Up Close and Impersonal with Rashid Rana

Up Close and Impersonal with Rashid Rana

Girish Shahane 0

Girish Shahane encounters the straight-talking artistic rebel from Lahore

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Still looking for Mr Darcy?

Still looking for Mr Darcy?

Annie Zaidi 1

On the 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice, Annie Zaidi wonders who is more worthy of a crush: literary characters or the writers who create them

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A Delicate Unmasking

A Delicate Unmasking

Atul Dodiya 1

Ten years after the death of Bhupen Khakhar, Atul Dodiya explains why the work of the eminent artist and his close friend is still relevant today

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Found in Translation

Found in Translation

Karan Bali 1

The first American to direct south Indian films in the 1930s and the man who launched Tamil superstar MGR, Ellis R Dungan’s fascinating life compelled Karan Bali to make a documentary on him

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An Intimate Portrait

An Intimate Portrait

Sheela Raman 0

It takes Sheela Raman numerous sittings with an artist to discover herself and the intense power of portraiture to capture what a photograph cannot

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Second to None

Second to None

Amitava Kumar 0

Amitava Kumar delights in the treasures he accidentally discovers between the covers of second-hand books

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The Persistence of Vision

The Persistence of Vision

Nathaniel Gaskell 0

Nathaniel Gaskell rummages through a cache of early 20th century negatives from Rajasthan and uncovers secrets of the past

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What Lies Beneath

What Lies Beneath

Namrata Joshi 0

Namrata Joshi follows the evolution of the Indian horror film from its origins in kitschy low budget films filled with sex, sleaze and gore, to slick films made by producers with deep pockets

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Divine Love

Divine Love

Sandhya Mulchandani 0

Even in India few people are aware of the remarkable depth, imagery, simplicity and earthiness of Tamil literature says Sandhya Mulchandani he Danish film crew, here to film a documentary on sexuality, is ecstatic to be in India, a land…

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Azans from the West

Azans from the West

Gillian Wright 1

Nizamuddin East offered some eminent, though dead, neighbours, Nizamuddin West an old-fashioned sense of belonging

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