Kaleidoscope

KALEIDOSCOPE: CINE-INTERIORS BY DEVDUTT TRIVEDI

Devdutt Trivedi, a film scholar, reassesses Mani Kaul's cinema in his book "Cine-Interiors: The Films Of Mani Kaul," which is reviewed by Svanik Surve. Devdutt Trivedi’...

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KALEIDOSCOPE: THE THIRD SKY IS AN ANTHOLOGY OF QUEER STORIES FROM ASSAM

A Fresh Perspective on Queer Studies in Assamese: ‘Tritiya Akash’. Utpal Datta introduces this unique anthology of short stories compiled and edited by Dr Prapti T...

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KALEIDOSCOPE: ANURAG ANAND - THE STORYTELLER ARTIST

‘I am a storyteller with art and writing as my mediums,’ says Anurag Anand, the artist who wears many hats, when Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri and Neha Tiwari ask him how...

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KALEIDOSCOPE: A TALE SET IN THE TIMES OF ANARCHY

With Kahini: A Story of Our Times, Om Books International’s recently published English translation of his 2008 Assamese novel by the same name, Dr Borah is drawing in ne...

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KALEIDOSCOPE: QUEER VOICES FROM THE PERIPHERY

Utpal Datta makes a sensitive attempt to hear the unheard ‘third voice’ and reviews Dr Kaustubh Padmapani’s and Dr Pratiti Burman’s book ‘Queer V...

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KALEIDOSCOPE: INDIA’S SOLE MUSLIM PARAM VIR CHAKRA AWARDEE

Vikram Khakhar's involvement underscores the importance of this project, which promises to shed light on a pivotal figure in Indian military history, says Dr S Ramachandran. R...

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KALEIDOSCOPE: THE MUSICAL MAVERICK BY ASHIS GHATAK

Vinta Nanda talks to Ashis Ranjan Ghatak, biographer of ‘The Musical Maverick: The Authored Biography of Shankar Mahadevan’ about his process and the vast journey ...

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KALEIDOSCOPE: BREATHING LIFE INTO A SONG

Tarali’s musical experiment with Anup Baruah is what Utpal Datta visits this week to explore what it took the singer, lyricist, music composer and director for stage and...

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KALEIDOSCOPE: FIVE BOOKS YOU MUST READ BY UTPAL DATTA

In my recent reading journey, each of the books here emerged as beacons and illuminating facets of self-discovery and intellectual pilgrimage, writes Utpal Datta. Whether rea...

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KALEIDOSCOPE: HUMRA QURASHI’S BOOK IS A WAKE UP CALL

Humra Quraishi’s book, The Diary of Gull Mohammad - A Kashmiri Muslim boy’s journey from Kashmir to Kerala, is an eyeopener. Once in it, it is unputdownable. It&rs...

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POWERFUL PEOPLE: UNTOLD STORY OF SRIDEVI

Discover the untold story of Sridevi through the lens of Amborish Roychoudhury, where pa...

June 16 2024

FESTIVALS: ARE DADS LESS IMPORTANT THAN MOMS?

To address why Mother’s Day is celebrated with such grandiosity and emotion compar...

June 15 2024

HOLLYWOOD: BEING FAYE DUNAWAY

From the enigmatic Evelyn Mulwray in "Chinatown" to the ambitious Diana Christensen in "...

June 14 2024