Festivals

FESTIVALS: THE LOKHANDWALA STREET-CORNER START-UPS

Today, Siddharth Kak explores the by lanes of his neighbourhood to discover a variety of Indian food and snacks on offer by a unique range of start-ups founded by some of the ...

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FESTIVALS: LIVE THE LIFE ABUNDANT “ONE GREEN PLANET”

There was a time when I would jokingly respond to the standard question by the host replying, ”No. I am a strict non-vegetarian”, writes Siddharth Kak in his ...

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FESTIVALS: THE SUN SHINES ON SUNNY DA DHABA

We’re thrilled to start the column ‘Zaikak’ with Siddharth Kak, author, documentary filmmaker, presenter, food critic and well-known for the unforgettable se...

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FESTIVALS: CRAFTING COMPELLING NARRATIVES

The annual workshop featured guest speakers including Subhash Ghai, Ishita Moitra, Raj Nidimoru, Shridhar Raghavan, Abbas Tyrewala, Durgesh Singh and Palash Vaswani, reports T...

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FESTIVALS: ADORABLE LORD KRISHNA MAKES A STAR APPEARANCE

Adorable Lord Krishna makes a star appearance at the Mumbai Pride Parade as revellers in the most colourful and powerful appearance celebrated with song, dance and merriment, ...

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FESTIVALS: A DAY OF DREAMS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Whistling Woods International (WWI), the torchbearer of excellence in media and creative arts education, commemorated its 16th Convocation, marking a celebration of creat...

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FESTIVALS: KASHISH CHALCHITRA UTSAV CELEBRATES PRIDE MONTH

Chalchitra Utsav is being held in the city to celebrate pride month. It’s a 2-day Indian language LGBTQ+ film festival on January 27th & 28th, reports the #Newsdesk ...

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FILM FESTIVAL ON DISABILITY ISSUES IN GOA NEXT WEEK

We Care Film Festival on Disability Issues will be held in Goa between Jan 8th and 13th 2024 as part of Purple Fest 2024. Dr Mohan Agashe and Sridhar Rangayan are on the jury,...

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ALLOW CHILDREN TO WATCH FILMS AT FILM FESTIVALS

12-year-old Kaurwakee Vasistha questions the business in which children are employed to perform and be a part of practically every other department (legally as well as illegal...

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THE MADRAS MUSIC FESTIVAL: BREAKING OUT OF THE VIRTUAL

Much has been discoursed about this Margazhi festival, from its sustenance over a century, to its inadequacies in inclusivity and outreach, writes filmmaker and writer Sharada...

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FESTIVALS: THE LOKHANDWALA STREET-CORNER START-UPS

Today, Siddharth Kak explores the by lanes of his neighbourhood to discover a variety of...

April 14 2024

POLITICS: INJUSTICES AND MISINFORMATION

Humra Quraishi comments on the troubling times lying ahead because accountability and tr...

April 13 2024

BOLLYWOOD: ALL ABOUT REMAKES AND SEQUELS

As Bade Miyan Chhote Miyan and Love Sex Aur Dhokha 2 are set to release, with both films...

April 12 2024