Playing the right notes – Neha Chawla

Aarush Mohan interviews his piano teacher, Ms Neha Chawla, about her journey in the world of music. Ms Neha is a piano teacher certified by the Associated Board of the Royal School of Music (ABRSM) and Trinity Boards for Piano and Music Theory. We are sharing with our readers a wonderful conversation between the teacher and the pupil with a hope that you too may enjoy some happy tunes as a hobby!

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The joys of Bharatnatyam with Anjana Ramesh

Ananya Sampath talks to her Bharatnatyam teacher, Anjana Ramesh, about her journey to a seasoned Indian classical danseuse. Anjana talks about how overcoming challenges, following her heart, and being inspired and self-motivated are vital to pursuing one’s dream. If you’re an aspiring performing artist in the making, Anjana’s story may be just for you.

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My breakup with cinema halls

Sonal Srivastava, a cinephile, recounts her love for watching films in the theatre ever since she can remember. But alas, with the onset of the pandemic, she had to bid a tearful goodbye to the cinema halls. Even though she watches her favourite films on the OTT platforms, nothing seems to fill up the experiences of watching a film on a large screen in a theatre. Read this wonderful heartfelt account of a film buff pining for a holistic film viewing experience.

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My favourite Dilip Kumar films

It is not always that we witness the craft of a legendary performer. The passing away of Dilip Kumar has left a vacuum in our hearts, but his legend will continue to live and his contribution to Indian cinema will not be forgotten. Sonal Srivastava lists five iconic films where the charisma and personality of Dilip Kumar outshine everything else as he breathes life into every character he has played so effortlessly.

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