Jharkhand  /  Published 01.10.21

Webinar stage for Asur Radio

Asur Radio, a unique community radio initiative devoted to preservation of the endangered language of the Asur tribe and their culture in the Netarhat area of Jharkhand, has received an invitation fro...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Entertainment  /  Published 07.01.20

Abir and birthday girl Nusrat talk about Asur...

Abir Chatterjee met Nusrat Jahan for the first time on the sets of Nusrat’s first film Shotru (2011). “I had gone to meet Raj… we were planning for Proloy Aschey at that time. I saw her there. R...
By Arindam Chatterjee in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 01.01.20

'Asur' is my best till date: Nusrat Jahan

In a 2018 chat with The Telegraph, Nusrat Jahan had said, “I will do everything that makes the people around me feel proud.” Her ambition was to do the best for herself and the people around her...
By Arindam Chatterjee

Entertainment  /  Published 16.03.20

Asur: melding murder, mystery and mythology

Mythology meets mystery, politics meets philosophy, thriller meets technology. That’s the sum total of Asur… a smartly written, albeit overambitious, series that manages to blend atmospherics with...
By Priyanka Roy

Entertainment  /  Published 18.03.20

Barun goes dark

On screen since 2009, actor Barun Sobti turned TV heart- throb with his portrayal of Arnav Singh Raizada on the show Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon? Although he hasn’t been on TV since 2017, Barun hoppe...
By Ushnota Paul

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.02.20

What’s on the rural haat playlist? Asur songs

A village market at Dumbarpat near Netarhat in Latehar on Saturday saw something pretty unusual. A group of five went around the market with a soundbox and a microphone, playing what they called Asur ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


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