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January 29, 2021

Delhi-based visual artist Imdad Barbhuyan recalls the memory of when his mother dressed him up in one of...
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April 09, 2021

The popular and critically acclaimed actor – who may have remained an overlooked supporting performer under the pre-streaming cinematic normal – discusses how he shaped some of his memorable characters
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A behind-the-scenes peek into the making of Kolkata-based guitarist Rohan Ganguli’s debut solo album King Of Summer, slated for release this May
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B-grade Indian movies, B-grade movie posters, C-grade Indian movies, C-grade movie posters, Featured, Online Exclusive, sex education, The Male Gaze

A design director shares her take on the raunchy visual style of the B- and C-grade film posters that are plastered on the walls of Indian metros
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Chesky Records, Chuck Palmer, Cocoon, Dave Eggar, David Chesky, Des, Eggar, Featured, Grammys 2021, Grammys nominations, immigrant experiences, Max ZT, Online Exclusive, Periphery, Priya Darshini, Sanware Sanware, The Banyan Tree, Will Calhoun
March 12, 2021

Singer and composer Priya Darshini wrote the Grammy-nominated Periphery (Best New Age Album), in less than two weeks and then recorded it live, in one take, in an abandoned Brooklyn church over a single day. In the run-up to the awards, we speak to the Chennai-born artiste about her deep-rooted classical background, that time when she almost charted a career for herself in Bollywood and the process of putting together this introspective, out-of-the-box album
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February 26, 2021

The pandemic and accompanying lockdown brought with them a noticeable change in the daily auditory landscape. Curiosity leads to experiments that examine how modifying the experience of sound during movie-watching can transform our perspectives
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fat shaming, Featured, Gay Dating, Grindr, LGBTQIA+ community, Mental Health, Online Exclusive, self-love
February 11, 2021

In a letter to his teenage self, fashion stylist Dhruv Dave unpacks the coping mechanisms he developed at a young age to deal with the insecurity around his appearance and feelings of being unlovable 
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Wonder Women
February 10, 2021

Our knowledge of mentorship in deeply patriarchal Bollywood is largely restricted to the narratives that get reported in the press – of the blue-eyed darlings of A-list production houses and male actors and directors. Conversations with a few good women from the Hindi film and webseries space – actors, writers, directors, costume designers, producers – firmly convince us that changing the way women are perceived on-screen is only possible when they actively lead the way off it and help other women feel heard and seen
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director of International Original Films at Netflix India, Featured, Netflix India, Online Exclusive, OTT platforms, Srishti Behl Arya, Women leaders

The director of International Original Films at the OTT platform speaks about her role and the diverse voices whose stories she is green-lighting
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