Shaikh Ayaz

Making Celluloid from Cellulose

The difficult and often distortive experiment of making movies of books

07 February 2013
Art & Culture
Side Effects of Stardom

What fame does to Bollywood stars

21 January 2013
‘It’s like making daal’

Pankaj Kapur, who returns to a comic role after a long hiatus, shares his recipe for acting

17 January 2013
Art & Culture
The Art of Collecting

An American political science professor and his extraordinary fascination with Bhupen Khakhar’s works that has led him to collect over 100 of them

13 January 2013
Art & Culture
The Artist With No Boundaries

Having fled his village in Kerala even before he was 20, Viswanadhan’s art is informed by a lifetime of itinerancy

20 December 2012
The Accidental Superstar

Dilip Kumar turned 90 on 11 December. The legend and lore of perhaps the greatest Indian actor ever

19 December 2012
Art & Culture
The Bombay Chronicler

From mill workers to chawl dwellers and old settlements to fancy towers, Sudhir Patwardhan’s art has kept up with the changing landscape of the city

09 December 2012
The Woman with a Whip

The remarkable story of Fearless Nadia, one of Bollywood’s earliest female stunt stars, who has become a feminist icon

18 November 2012
Meet Aamir’s Frenemy No. 1

Director Reema Kagti talks about the challenging job of directing Aamir Khan, their so-called ‘creative differences’ and her friendship with Zoya Akhtar

07 November 2012
Art & Culture
Canned Until Further Notice

The unhappiness of filmmakers and actors whose films get made but not released

03 November 2012


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