Russell Grandinetti
April 26, 2015

The medium does not matter

The Amazon Kindle changed the way one looked at books and made reading on digital devices easier. Russell Grandinetti, Senior Vice President, Kindle Content, says, “When we set out to create... »
Is how Puja describes the red nose. Photo: Bhagya Prakash K
April 26, 2015

It is serious business

Puja Sarup is so good looking that clowning is the last thing you associate her with. Yes, she’s a professional clown. “Who says that a clown has to be ugly or unattractive? Sad, the whole world h... »
Sandhya Kumar
April 23, 2015

A hockey story from coffee-country

Over 3,000 players — men, women, and children — of the Kodava community from Coorg gather annually for the family hockey tournament in the midst of coffee plantations, summer vacations and the wedd... »
April 23, 2015

Date with a cake

I still remember the nervousness with which I had approached the slick coffee machine in the break room at Auckland University, where I was a student in the early 2000s. There was only so much a K... »
The Tanariri Theatres team of Aditya Sudarshan's The Green Room
Bengaluru, April 23, 2015

Choosing the right path

The Green Room, written by Aditya Sudarshan, winner of The Hindu MetroPlus Playwright Award, 2011, will appeal to every kind of audience for its layered script. The play will be presented by... »
Helping you discover your inner clown Sukhmani Kohli, Harleen Kohli and Nivedita Soni. Photo: Murali Kumar k.
Bengaluru, April 22, 2015

Finding the comedy in the moment

Contrary to popular belief, a clown act isn’t exclusively slapstick comedy. Laughter and joy are the corner stones of a clown act, but it also includes various aspects. Purple Mangoes, f... »
Make the music exciting
April 26, 2015

‘Light’, dance and music

For electronic music pioneers MIDIval Punditz, giving their audience the time of their lives is their ultimate goal. And when it is songs from their newest album, Light, Gaurav Raina and Tap... »
I write how I want to, says Anuja
April 26, 2015

‘I feel maternal towards my characters’

Anuja Chauhan is a master at blending humour and romance with social commentary. Like many writers, Anuja also comes from an advertising background. The author of popular rom coms such as The Z... »
April 23, 2015

Feast for the kings

After a long drive, hurdling through heavy traffic and bumping on numerous humps we finally reach the lush lawns at Royal Orchid Hotel on Old Airport Road. It’s the new restaurant — Tiger T... »
April 23, 2015

Taking the infinite route

Reading beyond obvious brush strokes, colours ranging across the spectrum from bright hues to stark black, infinite emotions confluence as one. Gallerist Sara Arakkal defines this unified confluen... »
Chennai: 01/11/2012: The Hindu: Young World: Book Review Column:
Title: The Rhythm of Riddles.Three Byomkesh Bakshi Mysteries.
Author: Saradindu Bandyopadhyay, introduction by Dibakar Banerjee.
April 22, 2015

Seeking a true version

Dibakar Banerjee’s Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! continues its run at multiplexes in the city and provokes extreme reactions with people either loving or hating it. Based on Saradindu Bandopad... »
Vijay Padaki
Bengaluru, April 21, 2015

The world is a stage

The international Playwrights Intensive Project will give playwrights an opportunity to explore Theatre for Young Audiences. The project, which will run through 2015-201... »