The Second Act

Kaveree Bamzai

Yesteryear actors return to play complex roles as streaming platforms give space to a greater variety of stories

Great Mismatched Expectations

In a country where the wedding services industry is worth over $56 billion, one cannot ignore the lure of arranged marriages

Murder on their Minds

Portrayals of psychiatrists on recent web shows use psychology to titillate or trivialise

Harlan Coben: ‘I like starting with a placid lake. I can then just drop a small pebble and see what happens’

In his latest novel, Harlan Coben writes about a feral child being adopted. The master of the suburban thriller tells Lhendup G Bhutia why pleasant families make for compelling stories

We Are All Calibans Today

The culture of Americanisation

Audio Ga Ga

The spoken word rises, from protest sites to poetry festivals, making poets, podcasters and storytellers of us all

Al Pacino and Robert De Niro: The Al & Bob Show

Rajeev Masand in Beverley Hills meets up with two acting legends on the eve of the release of their film The Irishman on Netflix

Future Present

Many tomorrows of South Asia in books and art

The Malevolent Republic

In the web series based on Prayaag Akbar’s novel, the future is almost here

The Next Wave

New actors make a power statement


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