Nikhil Taneja

Canned Conscience

Shoojit Sircar sees it as his responsibility as a filmmaker to make fresh, intelligent, unbiased films, regardless of commercial success

21 August 2013
“I don’t view cinema as a high art form”

Imran Khan grows himself up as an actor through trial, error and humour

14 August 2013
All For Love

Aanand L Rai and Himanshu Sharma, the director-writer duo famous for Tanu Weds Manu and Raanjhanaa, talk about the unique brand of love that has made their films box-office successes

24 July 2013
The DIY Filmmakers

Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK, among the first filmmakers to get zombies into Bollywood, on making movies with an edge

12 June 2013
The Curious Case of Manoj Night Shyamalan

Hollywood’s black sheep talks about his reputation and fears—and of filmmaking as therapy

05 June 2013
Darkly Dreaming Dexter

Michael C Hall, the fascinating serial killer of Dexter, the hit American TV show, talks about dealing with his inner dark passenger, on and off screen

17 January 2013
Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World

Aasif Mandvi, ‘Brown Correspondent’ of Jon Stewart’s The Daily Show that airs in America, on satire, pop culture and bigotry

30 December 2012
The Proud Cronenbergs

For the first time at Cannes, separate films directed by a father and son are being screened. David, the father, is a master of the ‘body horror’ genre. But Brandon, a debutant director, would rather not be seen as his son

09 December 2012
Self-Portraits by Carlyle

Bafta-winning actor Robert Carlyle talks about living in the skin of his characters, going homeless on the streets of London, turning director, and his new movie, California Solo

22 November 2012
Art & Culture
Who’s That Girl?

American TV’s ‘new girl’ is half-Indian, proud of it, and strives to make herself ethnically ambiguous

07 November 2012


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Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s Islam

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.


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