TCA Sharad Raghavan

True Life
Shooting Stars in Leh

Bollywood loves shooting in Ladakh, and Odpal George makes it possible. He shares all about the crazy demands directors make, and the life-and-death crisis that befell the shooting of 3 Idiots in this cold desert

31 March 2011
A Tamilian in Bollywood

Actor Madhavan on his harmless stalker, weight issues and sexy vegetarians

10 February 2011
City Versus City No More

Compact sedans in India tend to yield better profit margins than subcompacts.

31 December 2010
Art & Culture
How Kanye West Was Won

Delhi-based artist Archan Nair’s work with a Brooklyn photographer has caught hip hop mega star Kanye West’s eye

23 December 2010
Gargantuan Effort

Bestselling author Ken Follett on the pressures of writing chartbusters, the effect of JK Rowling on the world, and the five greatest books of all time

16 December 2010
Confessions of a JNU guard

“According to the rules, we have to stop them, but many couples get angry when they are caught in the act.”

26 November 2010
Art & Culture
Dynamic Static

Sound artist Jason Kahn engages eardrums at the Crafts Musuem with his white noise installation.

20 November 2010
Lawn Bowls

The British monarchy banned the game since it thought it was distracting people from archery.

14 October 2010
Art & Culture
Reflecting Reality

This French artist spent a year with the glass makers of Firozabad to create an installation inspired by the pavements of India.

08 September 2010


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