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When the drums speak

The 10th edition of Keli’s Classical Rhythm series will unveil the evolution of indigenous percussion with its star performer, Mattannur Sreeraj

‘Tao is our canvas’

As the Worli gallery completes 20 years, mother-daughter duo Kalpana and Sanjana Shah look at the past and future

Visit artist Alamelu Annhamalai’s exhibition and show support for Blue Cross of India

From a painting of peeping meerkats to art on pages torn out of a book — Chennai-based artist Alamelu Annhamalai will display her work to raise funds for Blue Cross of India

This tap dancing wife and her musician husband from France are on their first Indian tour

One Rusty Band, the French duo which made its Indian debut with Global Isai Festival, brings together groovy, street-style rock and roll and some tap dancing

'Android Kunjappan', 'Nine', 'Red Rain': How sci-fi and technology-based movies have fared in Malayalam cinema

The history of science and technology in the industry is a history of mostly failed attempts, but filmmakers and scenarists continue to experiment with bold, fantasy themes

I'm a 'visiting actor' in Tamil cinema, says Dulquer Salmaan ahead of ‘Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal’

The Malayalam actor speaks about fanboying over Gautham Menon, establishing his own production firm to support young filmmakers, and his upcoming Kollywood release

Super Singer contestant Krishaang’s rendition of ‘Buddhi Ulla Manidharellam’ goes viral on social media

A video of the youngster singing the popular track from the Tamil film 'Annai', shot inside a classroom at a city school, has been widely circulated

‘Navelru... Half Boiled’, ‘Popcorn Monkey Tiger’: Bizarre titles come calling to Kannada cinema

Suri is the kind of director who zeroes in on a title before thinking of a plausible plot, which limits the exercise

A passionate restoration

The present generation of the Sajjan Rao’s family has been restoring whatever their predecessors had given to the city

Dance of the gladiators

This martial art form, apart from teaching self-defence, imparts values for life

Bengaluru city is his canvas

Baadal Nanjundaswamy popularly referred as Baadal in the art circle, has created a space for himself in the art world by expressing his views on issues plaguing the society through his works

Desire to express

There can be no prescription to theatre, it takes the shape of your imagination, says Atul Kumar, who brought his blockbuster Piya Beharupiya for Rangashankara’s 15th year celebrations

Talat Mahmood’s voice of love and longing

None could capture the ache of romance better than Talat Mahmood

Bhikhari Thakur: Voice of the marginalised

Entertaining and thought provoking, “Bhikhari Naama” exposes the contradictions of the feudal system

Rising to the occasion

Natya Tarangini’s Maha Shivratri festival saw offerings of dance and music to the Creator of the performing arts

Rian Johnson reveals that Apple doesn’t allow villains in movies to use iPhones

In ‘Knives Out’, all the members of a family have iPhones, barring one character who is revealed to be the killer in the film’s climax

A rewarding performance

While Ustad Shahid Parvez impressed with the intensity of his artistic expression, Sanjeev Abhayankar showcased all the essential features of Mewati gayaki at different events in the Capital

This French musician collaborates with Kerala artistes to highlight the importance of nature conservation

French singer-composer Ziako says music speaks a universal language for him

Ajoy Chakrabarty: The seeker

As his biography “Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty – seeker of the music within” hits the stands, Padma Bhushan Pandit Ajoy Chakrabarty talks about his eventful musical journey

Driven by the ganjira’s sound

B. Shree Sundarkumar on why he chose to pursue the instrument

Bangalore Queer Film Festival to be held from March 6 to 8

A highlight will be the screening of 1919 German film ‘Anders Als Die Andern’

Vinodhini Vaidyanathan talks about her journey in theatre

Vinodhini Vaidyanathan, whose plays are coming to the city this weekend, says there is hope for theatre only if the audience comes looking for more than just entertainment

BTS bares its musical soul

The hugely popular K-pop band’s new album, ‘Map of The Soul: 7’, is a heartwarming story of their journey

Gurbani: Flavour of Sikh devotion

Dr. Alankar Singh sang gurbani to the lilting accompaniment of rabab at an event in Chennai

Ustad Amjad Ali khan on his memories of Rukmini Devi

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and sons Amaan and Ayaan Ali Khan revisited the Kalakshetra’s campus recently to pay tribute to Rukmini Devi Arundale

‘Madurai Mani could not have been a rude man’

So said R.K. Shriramkumar about Madurai Mani Iyer, whose music reflected his personality

‘Forensic’ sees Tovino in the role of a medico-legal advisor, say directors Akhil Paul and Anas Khan

The Mollywood film, which releases on February 28, focuses on a forensic officer and his scientific methods in helping solve a sensational case, say the newbie filmmakers

Amazon Prime March 2020 releases: ‘The Test’, ‘Charlie's Angels’ and ‘Zombieland 2’

Two recent Hollywood biggies and in-depth look at the Australian cricket team’s team’s fight to regain the respect of world cricket dominates the streaming platform in March

Dance of the divine

Artistes performed different classical dance forms as part of the Sivaratri festival in Thrissur

‘Unhide’, directed by Ramya Nambessan, asks questions about abuse, the male gaze and consent

The three-minute video, with dialogues in Tamil, features Ramya and Sshritha Shivadas

‘Indian 2’ blame game: Lyca Productions states that shoot was under the supervision of Kamal Haasan and Shankar

Production house was responding to Kamal Haasan’s open letter that questioned the safety standards on the sets, during the accident that claimed the lives of three crew members

Will Suriya's ‘Soorarai Pottru’ take on Vijay's ‘Master’ this April?

With the Kollywood box-office at an all-time low, all hopes are pinned on these two summer releases to rake in the moolah

Fahadh Faasil on his latest film 'Trance', the response to Shammi from 'Kumbalangi Nights', and why the Kerala audience comes first

The Malayalam actor, who also has 'Mailk' and 'Thankam' in the pipeline, says he takes constant and deliberate efforts to surprise the audience

My favourite five...

Anjana Sasikumar, an architecture student from Thrissur, writes in her top five films

Steven Spielberg quits ‘Indiana Jones 5’, ‘Ford vs Ferrari’ director James Mangold to take over

Spielberg, who kickstarted the franchise with ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’, will remain as a hands-on producer on the fifth installment

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters recites Aamir Aziz’s ‘Sab Yaad Rakha Jayega’, calls Narendra Modi a ‘fascist’

The legendary musician was at a protest in London demanding the release of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, where he made a reference to the anti-CAA protests in India