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The stage is a vast canvas - Pt.Birju Maharaj

Legendary Kathak maestro Pt. Birju Maharaj is a name revered and acclaimed all over the world. A leading exponent and torchbearer of the Kalka-Bindadin Gharana of Lucknow, he is the only son and disciple of Achhan Maharaj. The living legend is now ... Bangladesh Daily Star, 3 weeks ago

Circle of harmony

In the busy, crass city, everyone, it seems, is looking for healing harmonies, for ways to cope in the midst of chaos. But the clash of traffic sounds and the harsh language of the streets are often the only background score we get against which to ...
 The Hindu3 days ago

Gangs of Bollywood

Ahead of the release of Raees and Daddy, the art, architecture and enduring appeal of gangster movies A man sits in the shadows, head bowed, providing evasive, monosyllabic answers to a policeman's questions, and looking up only in response to Chal, ...
 Livemint.com3 days ago

How a UK school marked the spirit of Christmas with Tagore's Christo Utsav

The students and faculty members of Surangon School of Music. On 25 December 1910, students and faculty at Tagore's Santiniketan celebrated Christmas with their own, unique offering of prayers and songs, calling it Christo Utsav. Earlier this ...
 Sunday Guardian Live3 weeks ago

From Marvi's Well to Reverse Osmosis

Sand dunes in the Thar Desert echo with the melancholic folktale of Marvi Maraich. Marvi was a young and beautiful girl, whose story provides a true picture of the miseries of life in the desert. She was fetching water from the well when she was ...
 The Friday Times3 weeks ago

In Delhi's industrial hub, jobless workers sell chicken, wash utensils

The only ones seeing brisk business are eight glitzy banquet halls on the Ring Road, veiling Mayapuri's sooty factories and crumbling jhuggies. THE ordinarily raucous Mayapuri Industrial Area in West Delhi, comprising 1,800 factories manufacturing ...
 Indian Express4 weeks ago
Khaleej Times

Madhuri Dixit's dance guru floored by Abu Dhabi students

Legendary Kathak exponent Brijmohan Mishra, who has choreographed actress Madhuri Dixit and Deepika Padukone, was overwhelmed by the reception and performance of students in Abu Dhabi. Pandit Birju Maharaj, as he is popularly called, held two ...
 Khaleej Times1 month ago

Chor Ke Ghar Chor (1978)

A heavy star cast does not ensure success of the movie. This was a perfect example of some heavy weights of Indian cinema failing to lend credence to a story that had disaster written all over. A story that went nowhere and ran out of breath half ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
The L Magazine

Rethinking South Asian Fiction: Eleven Books to Read This Winter

At the mention of South Asia, the stock images that pop into most Americans minds are those of elephants, snake charmers, and the squalid poverty of Slumdog Millionaire . South Asian novels are, for the most part, pigeonholed as serious fiction ...
 The L Magazine1 month ago
The Hindu

Moves in black & white

Shoma Kaikini presents an evening of Kathak, set to old Bollywood numbers We have all watched enthralled as Gopi Krishna and Vyjayanthimala danced Kathak on screen, especially in the black and white era. The same magic will be recreated by ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
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