10 Indie Films that altered the Indian audiences' taste in cinema forever

While commercial Hindi movies have hogged the attention of Indians, there are various Indie & off-beat movies in the shadows that puts forth some of the freshest ideas and techniques. These films apart from being cinematic achievements have also played a big role in shifting audience perception and acceptance towards the new vocabulary of filmmaking…

Dalgona Coffee: A worldwide social media trend about home-made café experience

While the lockdown has ignited various trends on social media, one that has received a major global following is #DalgonaCoffee. With thousands of posts on its name, here’s all you need to know about the Dalgona Coffee wave. I first came across the Dalgona Coffee wave when a friend of mine uploaded a story on… Recipes to begin your journey into cooking

Locked down, alone and don’t know how to cook? Here are a few recipes to help you get started with cooking. There is a lot of population of young people in India who are staying alone, away from their native places. Either for studying or for employment opportunities they migrate to cities and towns away… Story of the Blues: An Empire risen from the ashes of the Plantation

Blues is referred to as the origin of modern western music. From Jazz to Hard Rock, most of the genres that we listen to were created by artists who were inspired by the blues. But where did the blues come… Remembering the creative souls we lost in 2019

As the year is coming to an end, we remember these creative personalities of eminence, from India, that are no more amongst us. The departing year took lives of many creative personalities—from literary geniuses, to cinema personalities to some of… The Manifestations of Mythology in Indian Fiction

Writers are finding interesting ways to return to stories from Mahabharata and Ramayana. Some of the recent approaches include tracing the journey of minor characters, or of the major ones who weren’t explored enough. We revisit some of these developments…

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Directed by: Vikash Khurana Adaptation: Ankita Athawale & Onkar Ghare An Indian adaptation of William Shakespeare’s famous romantic comedy, Much Ado About Nothing, set in Delhi, India, of the 1970s. Set in the vibrant and colourful 70s in Delhi, India, and seen in the context of a time not so distant and yet very definitely…

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Yatra Archives National Award winning actor Irrfan Khan dies at the age of 54

One of India’s most celebrated actors, Irrfan Khan known for his expressive eyes, died after succumbing to a long battle with cancer. He was 54.  A gaping void has been left in the Indian film industry as one of India’s… Of youthful passion and star-crossed lovers on Shakespeare’s birthday

While the Globe is streaming free its second dramatic production Romeo and Juliet, today is 23rd April, the day William Shakespeare (1564-1616) is believed to have been born and died. One would seldom find a more spontaneous and intense expression… Shubigi Rao selected to curate the fifth edition of Kochi-Muziris Biennale in 2020

Let’s know Shubigi Rao, who has recently been selected as the curator for the 2020 Kochi Muziris Biennale, for her “exceptional acumen and inventive sensibilities” The format of the art biennale to showcase contemporary visual art, across the world is modeled on… The call of the mountains: orthopaedic Dr Yatin Desai’s advice on trekking

In this piece 64 year old Dr Yatin Desai, shares with CY his inspiring story of how to scale towering mountains with utmost ease and how this life adventure activity can shape human character and health. Chances are high that…