Society

The Golden Age

The Golden Age

By Yasir Abbasi 2

Once, Urdu film magazines were plentiful, each with loyal readerships. But Shama was the best, writes Yasir Abbasi, as he traces the demise of a culture

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Fine Line

Fine Line

By David Abraham 0

Designer David Abraham, of fashion label Abraham & Thakore, on the spare, clear beauty afforded by black-and-white “reductivism”

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The Moving Image

The Moving Image

By Rashmi Sawhney 0

Cinema can show us what our eyes do not see, says Rashmi Sawhney. Even the sturdy fantasies of the eternally mobile, often homeless migrant

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Hearth of Darkness

Hearth of Darkness

By Ronny Sen 0

What does the end of time look like? Ronny Sen’s photographs take an unflinching look at apocalypse now

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Serving Their Purpose

Serving Their Purpose

By Trisha Gupta 2

How Indian filmmakers depict servants is a comment on their masters, argues Trisha Gupta

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Being Tabu

Being Tabu

Gautam Chintamani 2

Gautam Chintamani puts the enigmatic star in context

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To the Madness Born

To the Madness Born

Ashok Ferrey 0

Sri Lankans thrive on their loony togetherness and divine discontent, says Ashok Ferrey. Why be normal when mad is more fun?

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Transcendental Medication

Transcendental Medication

Mona Joshi 5

Buddhism has made a comeback in urban India because it addresses our current needs, observes Mona Joshi

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Khel Khel Mein

Khel Khel Mein

Charty Dugdale 0

Charty Dugdale experiences how a Gond art workshop for children from various backgrounds can open minds and hearts

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Punjabi Tadka

Punjabi Tadka

Sraboni Bhaduri 2

Sraboni Bhaduri examines the current national aesthetic and what it tells us about ourselves

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