Art is apolitical: Paresh Rawal

By Arundhuti Banerjee Mumbai, June 19 : Art and artistes exist beyond religion, politics and boundaries, says veteran actor and politician Paresh Rawal, who believes the audience must also watch the performance of an artiste in an apolitical manner. In an era when artistes are attacked because of their political ideology, how must the audience […]

Bask in epicurean Mediterranean delicacies at Amuse House

By Nivedita Giri New Delhi, June 19 : What’s common to the countries of Southern Europe and the Levant? Mediterranean cuisine! Cooked in olive oil, it is light on the stomach and, what’s more, you can relish it at a typical European bistro here in the capital. At the Amuse House, blue flowery walls, cozy […]

I enjoy being in front of the camera: Manushi Chillar

By Nivedita New Delhi, June 18 : Every beauty pageant winner finds her next move to Bollywood, so will Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar, who is going to give away her Miss India title to her successor on Tuesday night and the Miss World crown later this year, do the same? She says though she […]

Indian cinema scripts a success story in China

By Sugandha Rawal New Delhi/Beijing, June 17 : Indian stories, riding high on star power and universal themes, and splashed with hues of myriad emotions, are finding their way into China, winning hearts and the box office game too. Be it Aamir Khan’s “Dangal”, Irrfan Khan’s “Hindi Medium”, Salman Khan’s “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” or S.S. Rajamouli’s […]

Focus shifting from actor’s responsibility to great team work: Vicky Kaushal

By Arundhuti Banerjee Mumbai, June 17 : Bollywood actor Vicky Kaushal, who will be seen in “Sanju”, says he does not take much pressure before the release of his films because he believes that each project has its own destiny and that a lot depends on team work. The cast of “Sanju”, a biopic on […]

That scar is permanent, Saeed Mirza on Modi’s Gujarat legacy

By Saket Suman New Delhi, June 15 : He has been called an angry radical, an anarchist and a lot of other things but multiple award-winning director of films, documentaries and television serials, Saeed Akhtar Mirza is, in his own words, a leftist Sufi. His third book, billed as “a personal history of our times”, […]