Arts  /  Published 11.01.20

A play explores the nature and aspects of devotion

A bedraggled figure, brutally kicked out of a Ram temple by glued-to-mobile phone Ram bhakts, starts chanting the name of Ram in a frenzied manner. As his chanting picks up speed, at one piquantly iro...
By Alpana Chowdhury in

Culture  /  Published 21.09.19

The Kite Runner comes to Bombay

I don’t want to go back to another orphanage,” cries Sohrab, petrified at the thought of being molested again by members of the Taliban who would take their pick of boys from an orphanage in Kabul...
By Alpana Chowdhury in

Opinion  /  Published 20.09.19

Good theatre is more than stagecraft

Non-resident Indians often get it wrong when writing about the social scene in India. One British-Indian novelist made a Bengali police sergeant an old Harrovian with an impeccable Home Counties accen...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray in


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