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- Movie Review: Peepli [Live]
The movie is a slapstick drama set in a sleepy village called Peepli where Natha, a destitute farmer who is about to lose his land
- Theatre Review: Dancing on Glass - a Poignant Play
One of the finest dark comedies I have seen, nay experienced.
- Play Review: Lucknow 76
The plot of the play was based on politics and history, shifting between two time frames of 1876 and 1976.
- The Common Man
Is he the one who is today fading in the shadows of anonymity?
- Concert Review: Disney's Mickey's Magic Show, Bangalore
There are many of us who will never get to visit Disneyland so the much loved Disney characters visited us instead.
- Movie Review: Khoya Khoya Chand
In Khoya Khoya Chanda (KKC), writer-director Sudhir Mishra paints a picture of Bollywood as it was in the late 50s and 60s.Aditi Nadkarni
REVIEW | Culture: History, Culture: Films, Media: Theatre, Media: Television, Media: Music - Hindi, Media: Music - Ghazals, Media: Music - Classical (Eastern), Media: Films - Hindi, Media: Films - Bollywood, Media: Films, Media: Film - Directors, Media: Film - Actors, Culture: Desi
- Movie Review: Om Shanti Om
While originality is not the film's strongest area, entertainment most definitely isAditi Nadkarni
REVIEW | Culture: Films, Culture: Desi, Media: Radio, Media: Theatre, Media: Television, Media: Music, Media: Music - Composers, Media: Music - Fusion, Media: Music - Ghazals, Media: Music - Hindi, Media: Film - Actors, Media: Film - Directors, Media: Films - Bollywood, Media: Films, Media: Video
- Book Review: The Prithviwallahs by Shashi Kapoor, Deepa Gahlot
The first generation dreamed about the theatre, the second one gave a shape to the dream and the third gave it the wings.
- Theatre Preview: Evam's And Now For Something Completely Different
A preview of Evam's production at Chowdiah Hall, Bangalore on Sept 23 (Sunday). The play is adapted from Monty Python.
- Interview: Rahul Bajaj - Author, Bollywood Roulette: Inside the Struggle!
Rahul Bajaj: An Inside view of Bollywood and my 'brother' Shah Rukh Khan
- Book Review : The Other Side of Me, Sidney Sheldon
Autobiography of a winner of an Oscar, a Tony, and an Edgar Allan Poe Award.
- Theater Review: Five Point Someone by Madras Players
A review of Madras Players' production of Chetan Bhagat's Five Point Someone presented by Evam at Chowdiah Memorial Hall, Bangalore on Sat July 21.
- Uma Rao: The Intrepid Lady Sleuth
No series on detectives will be complete without a review of lady detectives (and I do not mean detective's ladies)
- Interviewing Barry John, Shahrukh Khan's Mentor
Barry John speaks to Steven Baker on his move to Mumbai, recent successful students, and his most famous ex-pupil SRK
- Summer Theater Workshops for Children in Bangalore
If your children are interested in theater, Bangalore is brimming with choices for summer theater workshops this year.
- Appreciating Flowers - A Girish Karnad Play
General thoughts on Girish Karnad's latest play, Flowers.Sandeep
REVIEW | Media: Blogs, Media: Events, Media: Film - Actors, Media: Film - Directors, Media: Films, Media: Films - Hindi, Media: Films - Kannada, Media: News, Media: Theatre, Culture: The Writing Life, Culture: Social Issues, Culture: Rituals, Culture: Arts, Culture: Books - Fiction, Culture: Celebrities, Culture: Desi, Culture: Essay, Culture: History, Culture: Original Fiction, Culture: Philosophy, Culture: Religion, Politics: India
- Missing Jaspal Bhatti On The Small Screen
If I were a tele-producer and wanted to make it to the TRP charts then without any doubt Jaspal Bhatti would be my means to
- Theater Review: Anil Abraham's Gentleman - The Male 'Vagina Monologues'
Broadly, it depicts men as hairy, smelly creatures who revel in their own sweat and farts and are predictably obsessed with their penises.
- Interview: Sanjana Kapoor - Carrying On With Family Tradition
From the hour that I spent with Sanjana, her most striking feature is her simplicity.
- Monster in a File
It's cold and and I think of Spalding on the ferry, staring into the cold waters of the East River and letting go.
- Interview: A Man With A Vision - Anurag Kashyap (Part 1)
A man with a big mouth and not afraid to use it.
- All Set for Prithvi Theatre's Festival
A festival that brings together theatre icons and young blood, diverse forms, multiple languages and remarkable insights.
- Theater Review: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
“Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” is basically a love story that charms the viewer with warmth and wit.
- Photo Essay: Ram Lila - Backstage with the Gods - The Anthropology of Theatre
That would possibly have been the best ever blogger profile pic but alas it wasn't to be.
- A Sudden Trip to Pakistan – Shocked and Awed by a Brave Pakistani Play
A play so brave that it creates doubt about Pakistan's popular image as a fundamentalist Islamist regime accepting no criticism of its controversial history.
- Theater Review: Sugar Mummies At The Royal Court, London
Female sex tourism - now understood as standard in certain small parts of the world - is the subject of Tanika Gupta's new play.
- Prithvi Theatre: It Is Play Time
Aranyas are showcasing all of their plays back-to-back at Prithiv this coming weekend.
- Dastangoi - The Lost Art of Story Telling
Dastangoi is about 4 things: Razm, Bazm, Tilism, and Aiyyari.
- PVR In Bombay/Mumbai at Juhu Sucks Big Time
Cleanliness can be judged by the people to loo ratio.
- Dr. Enver Sajjad - An Enigmatic Icon
My generation has had its innings. We played a poor inning. But the new generation is even worse.
- Interview: Makrand Deshpande on Theatre, Bollywood, Art Films and Life in General
Sitting on tree-shaded granite seating at Prithvi's, it's a delight listening to Makrand Deshpande talk about theatre, Bollywood, art films and life in general.
- Culture: Inviting Restaurant Reviews, Theater Reviews and Travel Essays
We would love to see restaurant reviews, reviews of plays and essays about travel.