Business  /  Published 21.07.19

Music is the food of start-up Mulo

Two ex-Flipkart managers who bonded over their love for music, especially EDM (electronic dance music), decided to quit their jobs and float a business after attending a music gig together last year. ...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 21.09.18

Bimbavati Devi's choreography inspired by water

Deeply embedded in the Bhakti tradition of Hindu philosophy, the song, “Ghana bari barikhata”, offered the choreographer, Bimbavati Devi, an intense and layered narrative to expand upon. She did s...
By Kathakali Jana

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.19

Young Krishna on stage

The audience at Rabindra Okakura Bhavan was transported to the meadows of Vrindavan as students of the kathak school Nrityam presented the early life of Krishna through dance. Little girls like Sohini...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 09.06.19

Kareena Kapoor Khan turns judge for Dance India Dance

The 10th edition of Dance India Dance (DID) promises to be the biggest ever with 120 cameras, 360° stage and Kareena Kapoor Khan in the judge’s seat. A t2 chat with the diva turning heads in a pant...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

Books  /  Published 24.05.19

Another book by the writer of The Adivasi Will Not Dance

The three sections of the slim novel, My Father’s Garden, are given to three men and three relationships — each with the unnamed narrator. Writing in the first person for the first time made him ...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty


Arts  /  Published 28.04.19

Dance day

Dance style: Uday Shankar style.The start: I was eight years old when I started dancing.Dance as therapy: Dance is an outlet, through which you can express your inner self. Whenever there is a festiva...
By Malancha Dasgupta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.02.20

A hot Latin equal dance on an equal ground

He was about 18 and already a veteran DJ at Someplace Else at The Park, going by the name “DJ Om” or “Hi-Tech”. One evening, he was at Roxy, the nightclub at The Park, when he saw a couple dan...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.02.20

Chhau dancer stares at demon called NRC

The fear of the National Register of Citizens has rattled a family that boasts of an internationally acclaimed artiste and Padma Shri award winner. Kartik Singh Mura, a famous chhau dancer and son of ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Purulia

Entertainment  /  Published 06.03.19

Shantanu Maheshwari chats about his big day

Calcutta boy and TV hottie Shantanu Maheshwari turns 28 today. t2 caught up with the Dil Dostii Dance star to chat about his birthday plans, romance, heartbreak and more…Happy birthday! What are you...
By Ushnota Paul

Jharkhand  /  Published 27.01.20

Dance as a legacy

His ancestors were priests of the Seraikela royal family but they had a unique connection with Seraikela Chhau. Seraikela Chhau exponent and guru Shashadhar Acharya, 59, whose name was announced as on...
By Antara Bose in Jamshedpur


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