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You cannot have a conversation excluding cinema, at FTII: Siddharth Sinha

English poet and playwright William Shakespeare’s written works have inspired many to adapt and create series, films and shows based on his iconic plays. Director Siddharth Sinha was also completely influenced by Shakespeare’s works and was deeply interested in his writings. One particular character that stayed with Siddharth was that of Lady Macbeth from the […]

18th century Chinese vase found in shoebox sells for £14m

An 18th century Chinese vase, left for decades in a shoebox in France, has sold for 16.2m euros (£14.2m). The vase was auctioned at Sotheby’s in Paris on Tuesday and sold for more than 20 times its estimated guide price – 500,000 to 700,000 euros. It’s the highest price ever reached for a single item […]

Celebrated Indian artist Jitesh Kallat exhibits in New York

A solo exhibition by Mumbai-based artist Jitish Kallat probes the vast scale of the universe, and is open for public display in New Yorks Sperone Westwater Gallery. The way one sees the world often defines the meaning we derive from it, believes Kallat, who has explored themes like proximity and distance, perception, time, scale, sustenance […]

I wrote Dear Aajo as an exercise: Mayuri Deshmukh

Mayuri Deshmukh decided to plunge into the entertainment industry even though she had a degree in dentistry. However, it was her parents who guided her to first take up arts to understand the field better. Mayuri says,“With my parents’ advice I took up Masters in Theatre Arts from the University of Mumbai. It was a […]