Arts and Culture

Arts and Culture

Ayushmann Khurrana: The actor who redefined the Bollywood hero

  THE past decade has seen Ayushmann Khurrana become an in-demand actor, who has had a transformative effect with game-changing films that have expanded the...

Copywood: 21 Hindi film remakes on the way

  The biggest Bollywood trend is remakes of successful films from different genres, languages, and industries. Looop Lapeta, which was a remake of German film Run Lola...

When music becomes the language of love and justice

  SAROD MAESTROS AMAAN AND AYAAN ALI BANGASH DISCUSS THEIR MEANINGFUL EP SAROD virtuosos Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash have carved out an incredibly...

Teresa Cheung: My Bollywood dance delight

  THE yoga craze hit east Asia in a big way but took a temporary hit from a pandemic called SARS. After the threat ended, in...

Qaran: Redefining Indipop

  RAPIDLY rising music star Qaran has beautifully balanced creating hits for other artists with releasing his own songs. His growing list of hits have included...

The top 10 Anand Bakshi soundtracks

  THIS week marks the death anniversary of legendary songwriter Anand Bakshi, who passed away on March 30, 2002, aged 71. One of the greatest...

Kiran Sachdev: Making magical music moments

  SINGER DISCUSSES HER SONG-FILLED JOURNEY AND SHOW ACCLAIMED singer Kiran Sachdev was first connected to music as an infant sitting in her grandmother’s lap while...

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...

Abirami Eswar: ‘Sevens is a post-pandemic live dance-and-music treat’

  ACCLAIMED dance production Sevens has recommenced a UK tour that it began at the end of 2021 with eye-catching performances. The three-part dance and music based on...

Top 10 reasons to get excited about Laal Singh Chaddha

  BOLLYWOOD going through a terrible time in recent years has seen the quality of films plummet, but among the darkness is a bright light...