art and culture
Sahir Ludhianvi's songs have tinge of melancholy in the idea of romance: Author Nasreen Munni Kabir
Author Nasreen Munni Kabir was the guest at the "tête-à-tea" organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation. In the course of the conversation, Kabir spoke about her latest book In the Year of Sahir 2021 Diary which is based on poet-lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi. India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings excerpts
Spirituality not integral to an artist's journey: Geeta Chandran
Bharatnatyam dancer Geeta Chandran was the guest at Ek Mulakat Visesh organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation and presented by Shree Cement in late November. In the course of interaction, Chandran spoke about her dance, career and more. India Blooms brings excerpts
Jaipur: A short musical film “Dashobhuja” (the ten-armed Goddess) by Spagia Foundation has drawn the who’s who of the performing arts and film world to highlight the ten astras (weapons) wielded by Maa Durga in each hand and its deep spiritual meaning and message.
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
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