Arts & Entertainment RSS

In Defence Of Masala Movies

Do the “Art-Wallahs” have a superiority complex, project “attitude” and believe they are God’s chosen ones to further the cause of meaningful cinema?

Kabir Bedi

“My Life has been rich, exciting, colourful, fulfilling and multi-layered.”

Beedi Jalaile! Gulzar ... Uncensored!

In this exclusive interview, Gulzar airs his personal views on why poets need not always look and behave like love-lorn losers, why today's music and music-makers should not be summarily dismissed and why women film-makers have their own special space in Bollywood....

The Boring Guru

The Love Guru (2008), directed by Marco Schnabel, disgraced by Mike Myers and made famous by Rajan Zed

Reel Ferangi

Lucky is the man who has not lived in someone else's Empire at some point in history.

How Indian Is Indian Writing In English?

What is it that makes the most talented of India’s literary geniuses steer clear of Indian shores to settle down in foreign lands?

Vijay Tendulkar's Critical Gaze

Flaying the dark underbelly of the middle-class.

Confining & Liberating Sexuality

Genital pleasures confine, not define, our sexuality.

Sexy In Bollywood

No sex please, we are Indians!

Let's Talk About Sex

Without senses, we would not know we are alive. And with senses, we know how to live.

Varanasi Sacred & Profane

The cricket game, like everything else in Varanasi, carries on amidst the funeral chants and the grieving.

Smart Cameras And Smarts

The implication — anyone who uses a camera cannot be that smart.

Western Gaze: Country Of Contrast

For an American visiting India for the first time, the reaction to the cows isa good metaphor for how well they have tuned in to the charms of the country.

Giving Up The Mask

We travel because we are condemned to return home.

Western Gaze: Mementos Of The Heart

Notwithstanding the volume of mementos I brought home, they are no matchfor what I carry of India in my heart, my mind, and my life.

Why We Travel To India

In this upside down world they wonder why you come searching for a place they cannot leave.

Extra! Extra! Wanted a Bollywood Extra!

Now you too can star in a blockbuster movie

Train In India

If you allow yourself to submit to India, it stimulates you into experiencing a whole new eco-system of cultures, values and ways.

The Five Mutineers

Progressive Desi DJ Collective Celebrates Ten Years of Groundbreaking Music

Brooklyn Qawwali Party

A Brooklyn jazz band breathes new life into Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan's sufi music.

Footloose Indian in Santa Maria de Belém

A trip to Lisbon, Portugal, is a tour down the lanes of history.

The Onion Sutra

Warning: Do not separate an Indian from his onions!

Footloose Indian in London

Somewhere between commutes and late night bashes, I pause and ponder on London's strong historical and cultural linkages with my own roots and "Indianness."

Fading Ghungroos

Bollywood is drowning out classical dance.

'Indians Are Privately Smart And Publicly Dumb'

In his book Games Indians Play: Why We Are the Way We Are, V. Raghunathan writes about a farmer whose corn won top awards year

Party In The Basement

Ten Years Later, Basement Bhangra Is Still Going Strong. A Closer Look At The Party That Launched A Movement.

A Touch of Spice

Are chili peppers taking over the world?

Kailash Kher: "Kailasa Jhoomo Re"

A.R Rahman says his voice carries with it the fragrance of India's soil. The reclusive actor Amir Khan considers it to be the most complete

Sonu Niigaam: You Can Be Good at Everything

Today he is a global icon, and yet behind the warmth, mischief and prodigious talent, you find a man who is a pretty straight shooter.

For the Love of Urdu poetry

Mushairas in the U.S. evoke feelings of celebration, nostalgia and love for their roots and culture in a foreign land.

Halka Nasha

Music changes with the times, says Hariharan, and we have to accept change.

The Long, Hot Summer

And the Indian thirst-quenchers which cool you down...

Dusshera On East River

4th of July stirs up memories of Dusshera and home.

Mom’s Best: Celebrity Recipes

On the occasion of Mother’s Day, Little India invited several celebrities to share their mom’s favorite recipes. Master Chef Vikas Khanna recreated the recipes.

Nagesh Kukunoor

Challenging the Audience and Himself

Shabana Azmi

Fundamentalists' Lightning Rod

Bhutan's Search for Gross National Happiness

Bhutan is one country where the Indian passport puts you at an advantage.

In the Land of Gup

It's the season for Indian writers.

State of the Indian Book

Indian writers are no longer just flash-in-the-pan.

The Writer Sees Red

Reflections on the Indian novel.

Yeh Hai Asha!

Asha Bhosle, pushing 70, still oozes sweetness and sensuality.

Dancing With The Bears

The Arctic chill has turned hot for Subhankar Banerjee.

Zubin Mehta: The Maestro From Mumbai

It was called Bombay when he left, but the city is still a piece of his heart...

O, Sister!

Shilpa Shetty may not be the most well-known Bollywood actress, but she is surely now the world's best known reality TV star.

To Be Mrs. B

So what do you think about the Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Bachchan engagement?

Author Speak

Interview with Shoba Narayan, author of Monsoon Diary.

back 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 next total: 374 | displaying: 201 - 250