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


Opinion  /  Published 22.01.19

Kumbh Mela is an opportunity to foster peace

Sir — India’s famed Kumbh mela, a massive pilgrimage made by members of the Hindu community — and also one of the largest congregations of people in the world — has begun. This event presents ...
By The Telegraph

Entertainment  /  Published 10.01.19

I'd always choose dance first: Shantanu Maheshwari

Television heart-throb Shantanu Maheshwari was in Calcutta recently and he settled down for a t2 chat. What’s your new year resolution?At times I lack decision-making powers — I’ll try and impro...
By Ushnota Paul

West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.20

Dance troupes on the brink

The dhamsa or the traditional drum has been silent for three months at the house of Malati Kora at Bichabhanga, a forest village on the fringes of the Gorumara National Park in Jalpaiguri.Malati, 28, ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Arts  /  Published 12.06.20

Art emerges from anguish: Boxed by a pandemic

Earlier this year, life came to a halt for movement artists across the globe as all carefully laid plans for shows, rehearsals, recordings and practice were upturned by Covid-19. In this unprecedented...
By Kathakali Jana

Arts  /  Published 05.06.20

Movements over dance

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