People stand in a queue to get drinking water from a tanker at an open ground after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal.
April 27, 2015

Make your penny count

How can I help? Can I contribute? Can I send relief material? These questions are foremost on everyone’s mind ever since the news of the devastating earthquake in Nepal, which also left a trail of... »
Dulquer Salmaan and Nithya Menen
HYDERABAD, April 26, 2015

‘I don’t know what age is’

Magical, dreamy, poetic are some terms being used to describe the viewing experience of Mani Ratnam’s O Kadhal Kanmani (Ok Bangaram in Telugu). Veteran cinematographer P.C Sreeram has... »
HYDERABAD, April 24, 2015

Immortal legacy lives on

Every year before the academic year begins, Anna Kurian, who teaches Shakespeare at the University of Hyderabad encounters a familiar scenario. “If there are a few students who are excited and pas... »
Sayani Gupta
HYDERABAD, April 23, 2015

Meet the feisty Khanum

Shonali Bose’s Margarita with a Straw is an affirmation to the fine, natural performer that Kalki Koechlin is. Alongside, the film puts the spotlight on a relatively new actress, Sayani Gupt... »
April 21, 2015

Train to get your glasses off

As people age, their vision deteriorates – this is a universal truth. As time passes, our eyes lose the ability to focus on nearby objects. There is an app called Glassesoff that promises to... »
The marks stay: The cracks and damage can be covered but not the trauma. Photo: Special Arrangement
April 27, 2015

When the earth shook

When the earth shakes it is for all to know. In our childhood , the fable we were told was , ‘Don’t we move in our sleep? Similarly, God of earth is shifting his position in his sleep, hence the mo... »
Deepika Padukone and Amitabh Bachchan in 'Piku'.
HYDERABAD, April 24, 2015

'I am learning something each day'

Director Shoojit Sircar and writer Juhi Chaturvedi met Deepika Padukone and narrated a scene that takes place between the characters of Baba (played by Amitabh Bachchan) and his daughter Piku (Deep... »
A still from 'Dohchay'
Hyderabad, April 24, 2015

Dohchay: That déjà vu feeling

When Sudheer Varma brought out his Swamy Ra Ra he won a million hearts with his refreshing con drama combined with its fair share of laughs. He made pick pocketing look suave while looping... »
Masaan, directed by Neeraj Ghaywan, will be screened in the Un Certain Regard section of Cannes Film Festival, 2015.
HYDERABAD, April 22, 2015

The flight to Cannes

On April 16, Neeraj Ghaywan put out what he calls the happiest tweet — announcing that his debut directorial Masaan has been selected for the ‘Un Certain Regard’ section of Cannes Film Fest... »
Sproutling is a startup that has been founded by engineers who used to work with Google and Apple.
April 21, 2015

Baby monitor of the future

Being a new parent is not easy. It comes with its share of new experiences, surprises, and requires some drastic lifestyle changes. In addition, having a baby can be quite stressful. To help new pa... »