art and culture
Feminism to me means each of us has the freedom of choice: Mallika Sarabhai
Indian classical dancer-actor-activist Mallika Sarabhai, who uses her art forms in bringing social change, was the guest at Ek Mulakat Vishesh organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation in association with Shree Cement. India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings excerpts of her virtual interaction with Sunita Shekhawat in October
Theatre in the time of Corona: EZCC resumes live performance in Kolkata after months of Covid-19 lockdown
Kolkata: This was a stage fright of a different kind they overcame. As actors performed with masks and the audience sat with faces half covered as well in a socially distanced order, their message to the pandemic was clear: we are in this together and the show must go on.
Harjant Gill, a Fulbright-Nehru Academic, aims to deconstruct the concept of masculinity in India through his films, writes Paromita Pain who teaches at Global Media Studies, University of Nevada
Indian singer of Hindustani classical music, Shubha Mudgal, was the guest at 'Sur Aur Saaz' event organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation in association with Ehsaas Women on Jul 27. In an interaction with Indian classical vocalist Kaushiki Chakraborty, Mudgal spoke about her journey as a singer at length besides giving her take on the raging nepotism debate. India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings excerpts
She was 94 when I last met her in her apartment in Ballygunge. Though a bit frail , she had been suffering from fever a few days ago Amala Shankar told me, she was as gracious as ever and was ready for a chat. What was striking was how simple she was, with no air despite being so famous in her heyday as a danseuse and choreographer and carried on her legacy till late into life.