For three weeks starting Monday, a group of performers will challenge and unlearn the formulae of acting perpetuated by Bollywood.
Starting July, Mumbai enthusiasts can re-explore the city through a unique course, City Narratives in Literature and Cinema, reports Purva Mehra.
Most women believe that Mumbai is safer than any other metro in the country. Whether it’s commuting alone or late at night, the city scores better than others. Studies show women are relatively more secure in public spaces too.
Revisiting targets - There is anger and relief among 26/11 victims — for most, the nightmare is fresh. The verdict has given hope for justice as the six attack sites go about their business. HT
It isn’t the first exhibition positioned as a tribute to Satyajit Ray’s directorial debut, Pather Panchali, but the work of photojournalist Dilip Banerjee circumvents clichés through his unique interpretation of the masterpiece, reports Purva Mehra.
While IPL’s dirty laundry is threatening its future, it hasn’t dented the enthusiasm of cricket zealots, who poured into Navi Mumbai’s DY Patil stadium, and watering holes and multiplexes across the city, chanting feverishly for Mumbai and Sachin Tendulkar.
On Saturday, The Oberoi reopened after a year-long restoration effort that has finally erased the bullet marks and cleared the debris of the 26/11 terror attack.
This summer, a lipstick-smeared, rouge-cheek crocodile with painted nails will ride into Mumbai on a BEST bus hoping to enchant tots at home for the summer break.
Last October, a belated monsoon shower threatened to wash out India’s mega annual Independence Rock concert at the Chitrakoot Ground in Andheri.
Fineries of the infant Tata, the man who first took strident steps towards India’s economic independence, will be on display for the first time at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya from Tuesday, as part of an exhibition titled East Meets West.
When he was four, Aditya Arya wasn’t exposed to popular fables and folklores. Instead he grew up on anecdotes about the country’s freedom fighters — Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Patel, and Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan, reports Purva Mehra.
On Friday, revellers at the Kala Ghoda Festival were pleasantly surprised to find filmmakers Anurag Kashyap and Balki in their midst, reports Purva Mehra.
Mumbai-based auction house, Saffronart, logged sales of Rs 21 crore ($ 4.6 million) during its Spring Online Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art that concluded on March 11, reports Purva Mehra.
To highlight the significance of photography as a field of historical research, Jnanapravaha, a centre for cultural studies, is hosting a three-day lecture series on, The Dawn of Photography in India: 1850-1940, reports Purva Mehra.
The lack of a museum culture in India hinders the accurate evaluation and valuation of art, experts said at a panel discussion on the future of Indian art on Friday.
It’s been almost 30 years since Leena Shah watched Laawaris, a tear-jerker starring Amitabh Bachchan and Zeenat Aman, at the drive-in cinema at the Bandra-Kurla Complex.
Three-week exhibition at Bhau Daji Lad showcases private collection of images dating back to the 1940s, reports Purva Mehra.
Growing up in England in the 50s, Nasreen Munni Kabir’s weekends were committed to watching Hindi films.
When it comes to art galleries, the suburbs have the quantity but not the clout.
So much has been written about frenetic Mumbai, a city always racing ahead to achieve, never pausing, never asleep.