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India: How women tackle inequality and abuse in Mollywood

Published on Nov 23, 2022 04:07 PM IST

A group of women have set up a collective to help female creatives thrive and expose wrongdoing in the male-dominated film industry. But being associated with the pro-gender equality group comes at a price.

Reports of sexual harassment and assault have emerged in the male-dominated film industry in Kerala. (Money Sharma/EPA/dpa/picture alliance)
Reports of sexual harassment and assault have emerged in the male-dominated film industry in Kerala. (Money Sharma/EPA/dpa/picture alliance)

How Indian sculptures and artifacts are preserving Indian heritage

Here is how we can preserve absconding heritage through conventional artifacts and sculptures.

How Indian sculptures and artifacts are preserving Indian heritage(pixabay)
How Indian sculptures and artifacts are preserving Indian heritage(pixabay)
Published on Nov 21, 2022 05:23 PM IST

Insha-e-Darab: A celebration of Kashmir's illustrious and rich heritage

At the Amar Singh Club in Srinagar, a seven-day exhibition centred on the rare manuscripts of the renowned Persian author, poet, and scholar Khawaja Muhammad Amin Darab from the 20th century came to an end on November 20.

Insha-e-Darab: A celebration of Kashmir's illustrious and rich heritage(ANI photo)
Insha-e-Darab: A celebration of Kashmir's illustrious and rich heritage(ANI photo)
Published on Nov 21, 2022 03:01 PM IST

Home interior decor tips to create aesthetic pleasing vibe in your house

Planning to add a modern aesthetic vibe to your home? Here are the top tips by interior decor and design experts that you may consider

Home interior decor tips to create aesthetic pleasing vibe in your house (Curtis Adams)
Home interior decor tips to create aesthetic pleasing vibe in your house (Curtis Adams)
Published on Nov 20, 2022 06:00 PM IST

Interior design and decor: Here's how millennials are shaping the office trends

Here is a dose of inspiration on interior design and decor from architects and designers and some tips that can guide you through the millennial-inspired workspace trends.

Interior design and decor: Here's how millennials are shaping the office trends (Canva Studio)
Interior design and decor: Here's how millennials are shaping the office trends (Canva Studio)
Updated on Nov 20, 2022 04:56 PM IST

Bob Dylan teenage love letters sell at auction

Writing to his sweetheart Barbara Ann Hewitt, a young man then named Robert Zimmerman discussed his dream to sell a million records one day. He would go on to sell 125 million.

The letters were written over a perod of roughly two years in the late 50s by a teenage Dylan. (Nikki Brickett/AP Photo/picture alliance)
The letters were written over a perod of roughly two years in the late 50s by a teenage Dylan. (Nikki Brickett/AP Photo/picture alliance)
Published on Nov 20, 2022 11:39 AM IST

Artist Paresh Maity exhibits lifetime of romance with boats, lights and Benaras

Using boats, lights, and Benaras, artist Paresh Maity displays a lifetime of romance in his retrospective art exhibition, ‘Infinite Light’.

Artist Paresh Maity exhibits lifetime of romance with boats, lights and Benaras(HT Gallery)
Artist Paresh Maity exhibits lifetime of romance with boats, lights and Benaras(HT Gallery)
Published on Nov 19, 2022 02:24 PM IST

Banksy says fashion retailer Guess 'helped themselves' to their work

Graffiti artist Banksy accused Guess of lifting their artwork for their Regent Street store in central London and asked shoplifters to go to their showroom to do the same to their clothes.

Banksy asks shoplifters to visit Guess store after they 'helped themselves' to their work. (Instagram)
Banksy asks shoplifters to visit Guess store after they 'helped themselves' to their work. (Instagram)
Published on Nov 19, 2022 10:53 AM IST

Biography calls John Donne great as Shakespeare, wins UK nonfiction book prize

British writer Katherine Rundell’s biography on poet John Donne named winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize at a ceremony in London. It argues that Donne is “a writer perhaps as great as Shakespeare, and a writer we should all read for his writing on love, sex and death.”

Biography calls John Donne great as Shakespeare, wins UK nonfiction book prize (Twitter/BookBrunch)
Biography calls John Donne great as Shakespeare, wins UK nonfiction book prize (Twitter/BookBrunch)
Updated on Nov 18, 2022 04:49 PM IST

Artists pay tribute to Ghulam Muhammad Kumhar, last clay tile maker in Kashmir

The Department of Handicrafts and Handlooms organised an exhibition at the Arts Emporium in Srinagar on Tuesday to appreciate the art of Ghulam Muhammad Kumhar, possibly the last master craftsman of clay tiles popularly known as Glazed Pottery and Khanyari Tiles.

Artists pay tribute to Ghulam Muhammad Kumhar, last clay tile maker in Kashmir(HT Gallery)
Artists pay tribute to Ghulam Muhammad Kumhar, last clay tile maker in Kashmir(HT Gallery)
Updated on Nov 18, 2022 05:15 PM IST

Maus' author Art Spiegelman honored at National Book Awards

His award-winning graphic novel "Maus," about the Nazis and the Holocaust, was banned by some schools this year. Five more books were honored with prizes at this year's National Book Awards.

His award-winning graphic novel
His award-winning graphic novel "Maus," about the Nazis and the Holocaust, was banned by some schools this year. (BRIGANI-ART/imago images)
Published on Nov 17, 2022 05:50 PM IST

Home decor tips: 2023 interior design trend forecast

The New Year 2023 isn't just about one style. It's more or less focusing on being candid and authentic and giving priorities to areas that give you happiness. Here is the interior design trend forecast to keep your home decor to the tee in 2023.

Home decor tips: 2023 interior design trend forecast (Curtis Adams)
Home decor tips: 2023 interior design trend forecast (Curtis Adams)
Updated on Nov 17, 2022 02:21 PM IST

Athlete Huafrid Billimoria wants to represent India in the Paralympics

Diagnosed with dystonia at the age of 16, this 27-year-old athlete from Mumbai is just came in second at the Ironman Triathlon in Goa.

Athlete Huafrid Billimoria wants to represent India in the Paralympics
Athlete Huafrid Billimoria wants to represent India in the Paralympics
Published on Nov 17, 2022 11:47 AM IST

Super Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto turns 70

The Japanese inventor of Nintendo classics like "Donkey Kong" and "Zelda" is a world famous game developer. And he taught me that I can do anything.

Always up for some fun: Miyamoto at a public appearance in New York in 2016 (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Images/picture alliance)
Always up for some fun: Miyamoto at a public appearance in New York in 2016 (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Images/picture alliance)
Published on Nov 16, 2022 07:21 PM IST

Epic Mahabharata is explored by artists in a new exhibition

Ancient Sanskrit epic Mahabharata has been freely explored by four renowned painters in an ongoing show while keeping its traditional spirit in mind.

Epic Mahabharata is explored by artists in a new exhibition(HT gallery)
Epic Mahabharata is explored by artists in a new exhibition(HT gallery)
Published on Nov 16, 2022 07:20 PM IST

Mumbai-based NGOs that are working towards a better tomorrow

For World Kindness Day, we look at a few NGOs in Mumbai who are working towards creating a better world for those in need

Mumbai-based NGOs that are working towards a better tomorrow
Mumbai-based NGOs that are working towards a better tomorrow
Published on Nov 15, 2022 08:10 PM IST

How can 8 billion people sustainably share a planet?

As the number of people in the world ticks past another major milestone, Earth's natural resources are feeling the stress. But sustainability experts say we need to focus on overconsumption, not just overpopulation.

Can the Earth handle more than 8 billion people? (Greg Lovett/Palm Beach PostTZUMA Wire/picture alliance)
Can the Earth handle more than 8 billion people? (Greg Lovett/Palm Beach PostTZUMA Wire/picture alliance)
Published on Nov 15, 2022 04:11 PM IST

On Children’s Day, kids take over the kitchen

As we celebrate Children’s Day today, we speak to a few kid chefs who are taking major inspiration from their parents and are trying their hand at cooking

On Children’s Day, kids take over the kitchen
On Children’s Day, kids take over the kitchen
Published on Nov 14, 2022 06:14 PM IST

Interior decor tips: Commercial design trends that will change the face of 2023

With the year 2023 on the horizon, it will be a year where interior designers can experiment with their takes on new design models and take the trends a step further. Here are modern commercial design trends that will change the face of 2023

Interior decor tips: Commercial design trends that will change the face of 2023 (Twitter/hellomontisa)
Interior decor tips: Commercial design trends that will change the face of 2023 (Twitter/hellomontisa)
Updated on Nov 14, 2022 03:56 PM IST

Art Cologne director hopes climate protesters steer clear

The director of Cologne's annual art show has warned climate protesters to avoid the event later this month, saying most of the works are not protected and saying that damaging them "could get expensive."

This year's Art Cologne runs from November 17-20. (Martin Meissner/AP Photo/picture alliance)
This year's Art Cologne runs from November 17-20. (Martin Meissner/AP Photo/picture alliance)
Published on Nov 12, 2022 06:22 PM IST

Ode to Indian arts: Bringing alive the legacy of classical music and dance

The National Festival of Music and Dance kick starts today with performances by Kuchipudi maestros Raja Radha Reddy and troupe, and sarod exponent Ustad Amjad Ali Khan.

The 26th edition of Natya Tarangini’s Parampara Series is set to mesmerise the audience with enthralling performances by Carnatic vocalist Aruna Sairam, Bharatanatyam exponent Rama Vaidyanathan, Kathak danseuse Aditi Mangaldas and Pt Jayateerth Mevundi.
The 26th edition of Natya Tarangini’s Parampara Series is set to mesmerise the audience with enthralling performances by Carnatic vocalist Aruna Sairam, Bharatanatyam exponent Rama Vaidyanathan, Kathak danseuse Aditi Mangaldas and Pt Jayateerth Mevundi.
Updated on Nov 12, 2022 10:42 AM IST

Ringing in Carnival: A 2,000-year-old tradition

What do the ancient Romans have to do with Carnival? What role does the number 11 play? We dig deep into the roots of the November 11 rituals of the Cologne Carnival.

Ready to have a good time in Cologne. (Rolf Vennenbernd/dpa/picture alliance)
Ready to have a good time in Cologne. (Rolf Vennenbernd/dpa/picture alliance)
Published on Nov 11, 2022 05:16 PM IST

Bihar's month-long Sonepur Mela to host artists of dance, music, other folk form

The Sonepur mela is organized at the confluence of two mighty rivers, the Ganga and Gandak in Bihar. Popular since ancient eras for the trading of livestock, this month-long event takes place on the auspicious occasion of Kartik Purnima in the month of November.

Bihar's month-long Sonepur Mela to host hundreds of artists from dance, music, traditional folk forms (Twitter/MadhurendraArt)
Bihar's month-long Sonepur Mela to host hundreds of artists from dance, music, traditional folk forms (Twitter/MadhurendraArt)
Updated on Nov 11, 2022 01:32 PM IST

Palestinian film festival cultivates cinema culture with stories of resilience

Palestinian film festival, now in its ninth year, was organised by Film Lab: Palestine and cultivates cinema culture and supports Palestinian filmmakers. It launched on Nov. 1 with 2023 Oscar-nominated ‘Mediterranean Fever’, a drama by Maha Haj from Nazareth exploring mental health and masculinity.

Palestinian film festival cultivates cinema culture with stories of resilience (Twitter/Palfilmfestival)
Palestinian film festival cultivates cinema culture with stories of resilience (Twitter/Palfilmfestival)
Updated on Nov 11, 2022 01:13 PM IST

Paul Allen's art collection hauls in record $1.5 bln at auction

Five dozen works from Paul Cezanne, Vincent van Gogh and other revered artists brought in $1.5 billion on Wednesday at an auction of part of the vast collection of paintings and sculpture amassed by late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.

A visitor looks at Paul Cezanne's masterpiece Woman with a Coffee Pot displayed at the exhibition
A visitor looks at Paul Cezanne's masterpiece Woman with a Coffee Pot displayed at the exhibition "Impressionism: Pathways to Modernity" at the Louvre Museum Abu Dhabi in the Gulf emirate, (AFP)
Published on Nov 10, 2022 08:10 PM IST

Exhibition brings together works by seven pioneering Indian artists

A new exhibition has brought together works by seven pioneering Indian artists who are often credited for shaping the landscape of art in post-Independence India.

Exhibition brings together works by seven pioneering Indian artists(Unsplash)
Exhibition brings together works by seven pioneering Indian artists(Unsplash)
Updated on Nov 10, 2022 06:42 PM IST

Spectacular bronze statue find in Italy to 'rewrite history'

Dating back to the 2nd century BC, more than 20 bronze statues discovered during excavations in a thermal resort in Tuscany is one of the finds of the century.

A 2,300-year-old bronze statue has been unearthed in Tuscany, Italy. (Ministero della Cultura/REUTERS)
A 2,300-year-old bronze statue has been unearthed in Tuscany, Italy. (Ministero della Cultura/REUTERS)
Published on Nov 10, 2022 06:23 PM IST

The science of dance

Dancing is part of every human society. But are we born with this ability, and is it exclusive to humans?

The science of dance(Unsplash)
The science of dance(Unsplash)
Published on Nov 10, 2022 09:53 AM IST

Passages from Mahabharata come alive on canvas

Exploring The Epic Mahabharat is an ongoing exhibition in Delhi that features artworks of artists like Aditya Basak, Jaya Ganguly, Chandra Bhattacharjee and Samir Aich. Curated by Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya the exhibition brings the epic alive on canvases.

The ongoing exhibition at Art Magnum explores the Mahabharata and relates it to contemporary times.
The ongoing exhibition at Art Magnum explores the Mahabharata and relates it to contemporary times.
Updated on Nov 09, 2022 08:13 PM IST
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