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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My favourite spy films of all times

Amrita Paul, a Senior Programme Officer lists her favourite spy films of all times. While not giving away the actual plot, she briefly shares the gripping theme of these brilliantly crafted spy films that are based on some real life historic incidents that shaped the world. What are you waiting for? Set a date with these spy films and dive right in to some real life inspired action.

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6 traditional Indian artforms you should know

Aarya Menon shares unique facets about six traditional Indian folk & tribal art forms, which will not only make you feel proud of our country’s rich heritage but will urge you to patronize these artforms which are purely handmade, natural, sustainable and Made in India.

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Top 4 international series on NetFlix that you shouldn’t miss!

Move away from mindless binge-watching on the telly. Prakriti Panwar recommends a list of top four international series that you should check out on Netflix. The series may be in international language, but the content & storyline is so good, you wouldn’t mind reading the subtitles!

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