Category Archive: Art

Dilip Kumar : The Legend

Amit Ranjan, Ph D, researches and writes on international affairs. He can be reached at amitranjan.jnu@gmail.com. Book Review Dilip Kumar: The Substance and the Shadow by Udayatara Nayar/Hay House India, New Delhi, 2014 /… Continue reading

“Chinese Coffee” at Mumbai’s Prithvi Theatre

The play “Chinese Coffee” will be staged on July 5 and 6, 2014 at Prithvi Theatre, Mumbai There are two reasons for us to return to Prithvi Theatre with this play. First is… Continue reading

Beyond the World Cup Headlines

Deji Bryce Olukotun is the Ford Foundation Freedom to Write Fellow at PEN American Center. He founded PEN’s digital freedom program and manages PEN’s capacity building work in Myanmar, South Africa, and Haiti.… Continue reading

पत्रकार मार्खेस

प्रकाश के रे बरगद के संपादक हैं. हमारे समय की एक बड़ी त्रासदी यह है कि हमारे समाज जैसे औपनिवेशिक और उत्तर-औपनिवेशिक समाजों की समझ के लिए हम पश्चिमी आधुनिकता की अवधारणाओं पर… Continue reading

Iranian Woman

Joobin Bekhrad (BBA, MSc.) is the Founder and Editor of REORIENT, as well as the Co-Founder of artclvb, an online platform for contemporary Middle Eastern art. He is also the author of a… Continue reading

मातृभाषा ख़तम तो आप ख़तम

नितिन चंद्रा फ़िल्मकार हैं. उनसे nitinchandra25[at]gmail.com पर संपर्क किया जा सकता है. भोजपुरी सिनेमा की शुरुआत 1962 में हुई, राष्ट्रपति राजेंद्र प्रसाद ने नज़ीर हुसैन साहब को कहा कि भोजपुरी बनाइये इत्यादि बातें… Continue reading

Wendy Doniger on the forced withdrawal of her book

Wendy Doniger on the forced withdrawal of her book, The Hindus I was thrilled and moved by the great number of messages of support that I received, not merely from friends and colleagues… Continue reading

‘My films are nothing without the causes they speak about and the people they champion’

Veteran Documentary Filmmaker Anand Patwardhan‘s Acceptance Speech after being honoured with V Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award at the Mumbai International Film Festival 2014 on February 3, 2014 in Mumbai, India I have mixed… Continue reading

Peter Seeger: Troubadour of Truth and Justice

One of the most important journalists of our times Amy Goodman remembers Pete Seeger Pete Seeger’s life, like the arc of the moral universe famously invoked by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., bent… Continue reading

An appeal to the organisers and participants of Jaipur Literature Festival

Please endorse and share widely… A writer’s life is a highly vulnerable, almost naked activity. We don’t have to weep about that. The writer makes his choice and is stuck with it. But… Continue reading

Some words on Om Dar Ba Dar