The Telegraph
| Sunday, July 10, 2016 |


The actor for all seasons

Irrfan Khan is still India’s only cross-border star who’s constantly juggling a mix of international and Indian films, says Sushmita Biswas

He’s one of the movie industry’s most restless souls and he absolutely hates being labelled. But, while his peers in the movie industry are forever number-crunching and keeping one eye on box-office figures, Irrfan Khan is on the... | Read»

The whodunit ladies

Real life Miss Marples are making their presence felt in the cloak and dagger game, says Saimi Sattar

It was a TV serial that reflected the spirit of the times. Karamchand, the 1980s Doordarshan serial, was all about a detective who solved cases with occasional help from his sidekick Kitty. But in today’s world women detectives are no longer... | Read»

Beer bonanza

On a hot and humid day there’s nothing quite like a mug/can of chilled beer, is there? And if you want to add a sexy spin to this any-time-of-the-day drink, then raise to your lips the hot, spicy and fruity beer cocktails that... | Read»

Dapper in denims

Custom-made jeans are the one-stop solution for those always on the lookout for the perfect fit, says Sushmita Biswas

It’s the age-old dilemma that has plagued jean lovers. Whether you’re hourglass or curved, slim or heavy-hipped, chances are that the jeans you try on will be way too long, or too loose around the waist — even if they hug the... | Read»

Art on a plate

Chef Vikramjit Roy draws his inspiration from American artist Jackson Pollock and treats each dish like a new canvas, says Rahul Verma

Plating, I discovered the other evening, has scaled new heights. True, not everybody is good at it — for it calls for the meeting of two senses, sight and taste. Sometimes, of course, chefs amaze me with their creative ways of presenting... | Read»

A Beijing break

Everything about the Chinese capital is oversized from the Forbidden City and the Great Wall to the glitzy modern buildings and the sprawling airport, says Tanushree Podder

Beijing takes your breath away. Whether it’s Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace or the Great Wall, everything’s on a grand scale. And it isn’t just the ancient monuments that are awesome. The... | Read»

Big screen star

The Epson EH-TW5300 Home Projector offers a great home theatre experience at an affordable price, says Tushar Kanwar

If you’ve been waiting to go big for your home theatre setup, but have been deterred by the high prices of flatscreen TVs north of 60-inches, you ought to be considering the new breed of home projectors that hit the sweet spot between... | Read»

Splashy canvas

Training under a brilliant artist in Paris altered Jayasri Burman's style and introduced her to a whole new world of creativity

Our lives alter all the time just like nature which is subject to constant change through the different seasons. My life has been no different. | Read»