People  /  Published 26.10.21

Neil Mukherjee's journey to the global music spotlight

In 2018, another gig at Jadavpur University brought Mukherjee back to his roots emotionally. What was initially supposed to be a team-up with younger musicians just for the gig turned into a new colla...
By Vedant Karia

Lifestyle  /  Published 26.10.21

Tagore’s Ekla cholo re in a never-seen-before avatar

Raajhorshee De said: “Ekla cholo re has never been presented like this before. It is not exactly a music video but a short story in the backdrop of the song. The entire shoot was at Santiniketan...
By Aniruddha Biswas

Lifestyle  /  Published 26.10.21

New Ash King party anthem with glitz and glamour

Director Sunny Ray has started the shoot of the film Bishakto Manush starring Saurav Das, Rupsa Chatterjee, Sumana Das, Anangsha Biswas, Jina Tarafder, Subham, Judhajit Sarkar, Sumita Chatterjee, Pala...
By The Telegraph

Lifestyle  /  Published 26.10.21

Sahana Bajpaie on pros and cons of virtual concerts

The Pujas are always a time for fun, adda and music. And happiness was in the air when Sahana Bajpaie took centre stage at Swinhoe Street to live-stream her gig during Indian Oil Pujo Rock, in associa...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya

Entertainment  /  Published 24.10.21

Sunburn Festival back with new rules

The 15th edition of Sunburn Festival Goa will be held in December, with access to only those audience members who have been fully vaccinated, the organisers announced on Sunday. The festival was cond...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai


Arts  /  Published 23.10.21

Parvathy Baul: Power and feeling

With a voice that can sound like a war cry and yet has the depth of an abyss, Parvathy Baul conjured a range of emotions at a recent concert organized by Emami Art. She began with the groovy, but powe...
By Samarjit Guha

People  /  Published 22.10.21

How a Kolkata-based NGO created a successful model for educating underprivileged children

“We learned many lessons during the lockdown period, but the most important one was that we need to adapt to any challenge that is thrown our way and work as a community to solve the problems. I...
By Christabel D’Gama

People  /  Published 21.10.21

Arko Mukhaerjee and the art of staying alternative

As a parting note, the artiste throws in a reminder that art and music thrive when they are truly democratised. “I will never have an issue if anyone from any part of the world sings my songs or...
By Pooja Mitra

People  /  Published 20.10.21

Amyt Datta’s guitar is on song, always

The text has been excerpted from Calling Elvis: Conversations with Some of Music’s Greatest, A Personal History, published by Speaking Tiger Books, January 2020. (Buy the book here.) ...
By Shantanu Datta

Entertainment  /  Published 16.10.21

Homer Simpson enters fashion world

He also asked, the day before the show, to change the colour of a tear Anna Wintour sheds while watching Marge model. The tear was too light, and it wouldn’t read onscreen unless it was a darker...
By Jessica Testa


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