Entertainment  /  Published 14.01.22

Hariharan and his love for city

Do you want to reprise some of your popular songs from the past, say Bahon ke darmiyan or Kabhi main kahu or even Sa ni dha pa from Colonial Cousins days? Or maybe even a ghazal like Kuch dur hamare s...
By Samarjit Guha

Lifestyle  /  Published 08.10.21

Sound of dhaak defines spirit of celebration

Every year, for the five days of Durga Puja, Kolkata decks up in its brightest lights to welcome the goddess back to her earthly abode. Gouri Basu, the director of EZCC, captured the spirit of this fe...
By Upasya Bhowal

Lifestyle  /  Published 07.10.21

Sound of the dhaak and the festive feel

[{"id":1,"type":"image","value":"","src":"","caption":"(L to R) Hariharan, Bickram Ghosh and Amit Kumar play the dhak at the M...
By Upasya Bhowal

Lifestyle  /  Published 05.10.21

Get set to celebrate Durga Puja and the Dhaak

Nothing says “pujo aschhe” (Durga Puja is here) like the sound of the dhaak. While Birendra Krishna Bhadra’s Mahishasur Mardini on Mahalaya morning is what announces that Durga Puja ...
By Chandreyee Chatterjee

Culture  /  Published 05.05.21

‘Songs of love are conversations to a beloved’

When you heard the album, what was your vision for each of the videos? The songs are so visually strong. First, the lyrics. Second, the composition and, of course, above everything, the gayiki of Har...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya

India  /  Published 13.02.21

NewsClick: raid for 85 hours

News website NewsClick on Friday described as “misleading and malicious” media reports that alleged money-laundering on its part. The Enforcement Directorate’s continuing search at ...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 22.01.21

Bickram Ghosh and Hariharan collaborate for Ishq

The shooting for the music videos of Ishq has been a pleasant experience, really special. The songs are soulful. My friend Bickram has given the music. It was an incredible experience, working with Ha...
By Arindam Chatterjee

Books  /  Published 13.06.19

Caste and the terrible inequalities

In the Acknowledgements section of the novel, I Have Become the Tide, Githa Hariharan explains why she, presumably a “privileged person in terms of caste or class”, felt the need to write about ...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty


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