THEATRE

-September 28, 2021

Storytel brings plays as audiobooks for theatre and drama enthusiasts   There is always some message, some theme, that expressly or implicitly manifests itself in various art forms that exist in the world today. Story telling definitely figures as one of those arts which captivates its audience whether they happen to be readers, viewers or […]

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-September 1, 2021

Actor Nimra Bucha says it was a privilege to read ‘Mughal Bachcha,’ also a Chughtai story, for Zee Theatre’s series ‘Yaar Julahay’  Zee Theatre’s series of dramatic readings, ‘Yaar Julahay,’ will screen Ismat Chughtai’s ‘Mughal Bachcha’ on Airtel Spotlight throughout this week. Popular actor Nimra Bucha who will be reading the story believes that readings […]

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-July 26, 2021

Light and shadow What: IIC presents, an exhibition of photographs by Mala Mukerjee from Kolkata titled ‘Fleeting Footprints of Light’. The photographer presents a mix of colour and abstract compositions – a play with light, exploring the limits of form, colour and texture. Those of you who are familiar with her work will know that her quest […]

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-April 7, 2021

With theatres in the city struggling amidst the pandemic, Black box theatre proves to be the saviour  Last year, Covid induced lockdown along with all other negative impacts put a halt on theatres. As people weren’t allowed to gather, artists of performing arts were forced to stay home. Performing and practicing went online. It was […]

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-January 25, 2021

Ajay Govind, writer-director, talks about his upcoming venture Madappally United Writer-Director Ajay Govind dons multiple hats. An English Literature Graduate from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University, Govind has engaged with a range of projects all across India. In 2014, his debut feature film After the Third Bell released in theatres across eight cities. Since then […]

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-August 30, 2018

Adil Hussain says theatre is his first love but it is cinema that gave full play to his enormous talent in over 40 films, the latest being Love Sonia The critically acclaimed actor Adil Hussain is in the spotlight again, this time for his brilliant acting in Love Sonia, a film on trafficking of girls. […]

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-July 19, 2018

Two JNU scholars have documented traditional folk theatre of Bihar and paid tribute to the legendary Bhikhari Thakur His name might spell like a beggar, But king he was, not a rag, And on many a giant fortress He had raised the Bhojpuri flag. The opening lines of Naach Bhikhari Naach, the documentary on Bhikhari […]

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-July 19, 2018

Shenpa, a dance theatre production, explores the Buddhist concept of attachment and tries to analyse how and why we get hooked to something Shenpa, the Tibetan word for attachment, is a bit more than just that. A looser translation would be the hook, the urge that suspends all logic. A contemporary piece attempts to explore […]

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