Filmmaker Kiran Rao says there's a need to promote films with differentiated content.As chairperson of Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI), Kiran is doing her bit through the MAMI Film Club, which has a year round calendar as part of which film screenings ... Prokerala, 3 weeks ago
'Men think dancehall is only twerking!''The most difficult part of the dance is the style.''People usually look at the steps and think, "Yeah! I can do this. Of course, anyone can do steps, but that style? Nah!"' IMAGE: Jahnavi Sheriff's moves, during a dance workout, are thrilling to watch. Photograph: Kind courtesy Jahnavi Sheriff/Facebook What does it take for a 23-year-old dancer and choreographer to spread her love for a new form of dance in a cosmopolitan urban space like Mumbai? Loads ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
In a provocative move, Pakistan's powerful army chief on Monday approved Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution after a military court sentenced him to death in a secret trial for alleged involvement in "espionage and sabotage activities" in restive ...DNA, 2 weeks ago
"What the industry wants is not taught in the classroom, and what is taught in the classroom is not what the industry wants." Sarvesh Agrawal hopes to change that with Internshala. The entrepreneur tells Rediff.com's Shobha Warrier about how he built a start-up "of the interns, by the interns and for the interns." IMAGE: Sarvesh Agrawal started Internshala as a blog in December 2010. Today, it is a web site that generates 3 crore a year. The general complaint the Indian ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
‘How can anyone ask me to stop what I have been doing since I was 6?’ Vaikom Vijayalakshmi tells Shobha Warrier/Rediff.com why she called off her engagement. IMAGE: Vaikom Vijayalakshmi recording a song. She started singing even before she began to speak. The little girl was soon mesmerising both classical musicians and music lovers alike. At 6 years of age, she was performing at temple kacheris (concerts). Hardly two decades later, she became a playback singer for various ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
One of India's best-dressed designers Gaurav Khanijo reveals his ultimate dream. Is NaMo listening? Gaurav Khanijo once designed women's wear. But apart from dressing women, designers need to themselves dress sharply. When Khanijo would go out looking he couldn't find clothes for himself. So he started designing for men. New Delhi-based, Khanijo was among the six designers who showcased at Lakme's GenNext last season. His minimalist designs and strong cuts have made him a favourite among ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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