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An eye only for bronze

His unique sculptures are more of a thing of beauty rather than bizarre specimens. It walks the line of figurative art instead of abstract compositions. Be it joy, love, intimacy, affection or mother-child bonding, sculptor Subrata Paul

Penned for success

The pen is mightier than the sword. True. Over the ages, authors and scribes have proved this adage time and again.

Rock at its very basic

Hammer down your television set, tear off the newspapers, bang into a mirror glass, let your hands bleed in the process, rip apart the cable wires, break open the clocks of all shapes

Quality Street sets off a laughing bomb


Well-known contemporary Indian theatre personality Maya Krishna Rao recently brought the house down at Kolkata’s Park Hotel, inducing some ear-splitting belly-laughs and crunchy candi

The perfect ode to Gurudev


You make me endless, such is your pleasure” (Translation from Tagore’s Gitanjali, Poem 1) To pay a painstaking tribute to Gurudev Rabidranath Tagore on his 150th birth anniversary cel

Bengali film pays homage to Charlie Chaplin’s genius


Let’s board a time-machine and set it on a rewind mode to flash back to precisely 90 years ago. Now picture this. A man holds a little boy tight and close to his chest. His anxious eyes staring straight out of a film poster which promises six reels of joy embossed in bold letters in its tagline. The maker

Sarod player of this generation mixes essence of past, present

Although not a new kid on the block, Soumik Datta is a rising new star in the UK music scene.

Resurrecting the potent form of live music in India


Let the music go live and unplugged! Just live it, listen to it, feel it, sink it in your senses, and let it penetrate your bodily pores. Let its tunes simply blow your mind away.

The dance of life

He’s a pioneer of modern dance in the country, and it’s not surprising that Astad Deboo has defied age like no one. At 64, he dances with a chutzpah that even youngsters half his age can’t emulate.

Animation on a roaring graph

CAN WE say Harry Potter series today, Ra.One tomorrow? Not yet, we suppose. Well then, picture this. Krrish 3 sequel is almost knocking at the door. Mind it.

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.