Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture

Ten most stunningly popular songs of singing star Jubin Nautiyal on YouTube

  THE last few years have been truly incredible for Jubin Nautiyal. The Indian sensation has become one of the most popular south Asian singers globally...

Top 10 Mrinal Sen films

  THIS week marks the birth anniversary of legendary Indian movie director Mrinal Sen. The pioneering filmmaker, born on May 14, 1923, received global acclaim for...

Muslim take on a Hollywood rom-com

  FILMMAKER IMAN ZAWAHRY AND ACTRESS AIZZAH FATIMA DISCUSS THEIR NEW MOVIE AMERICANISH THIS year’s London Indian Film Festival includes the European premiere of Americanish. The unique romantic...

Suchismita: A life-long connection to music

  ONE of India’s best kept musical secrets is stunning singer and composer Suchismita. Her wide array of achievements include being AR Rahman’s protégé, lighting up...

Nav Bhatia: My journey with the Toronto Raptors has changed my life

  NAV BHATIA DISCUSSES HIS FILM, BEING A BASKETBALL SUPERFAN AND MEETING OBAMA THIS year’s London Indian Film Festival closes with Superfan: The Nav Bhatia Story. The inspiring...

Sargun Mehta: Golden girl of Punjab

  PUNJABI cinema has enjoyed a rapid rise in recent years and a big driving force has been Sargun Mehta. The acclaimed actress has starred in...

Ajith Kumar: Leader of the pack

  ACTOR Ajith Kumar is one of the biggest names in Indian cinema and carved out an impressive career that has included countless blockbuster hits...

Nandita Dinesh: Gripping story of conflict, people and places

  WRITER REVEALS HOW WORKING IN CONFLICT ZONES GLOBALLY INSPIRED HER DEBUT NOVEL IT WAS perhaps always going to be inevitable that Nandita Dinesh would write...

30 facts to celebrate 30 years of Bollywood movie Khuda Gawah

  BOLLYWOOD film Khuda Gawah celebrates its 30th anniversary this week. The story of a fearless Afghan tribal leader, who gets trapped in an Indian jail after trying...

Kannada hit KGF: Chapter 2 drops a bomb on Bollywood

  DIRECTOR Ram Gopal Varma summed up the success of April’s big blockbuster release KGF: Chapter 2 perfectly when he said that it isn’t just a gangster...