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Stories we Tell
Mon, 10/27/2014 - 11:01,

Around this time last year, I was selected as one of 10 film-makers from Asia for the Viewfinder Asia workshop, organized by Al Jazeera English in collaboration with Asian Network of Documentary in Busan

Cooking with Allerhande
Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:14,

When it comes to food, the Dutch and Indians are not very different. Both countries have a rich agricultural history that translates into a wide variety of culinary delights on the dinner table

Shaping The New Bollywood
Mon, 10/13/2014 - 11:06,

From fending off a dozen goons, to crooning to the beloved, to playing the slapstick fool, the Indian film hero always played the positive, righteous and exclusively triumphant role until the late 90s

Why Led Zeppelin is the Greatest Band Ever
Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:56,

On the stage are long-haired men powering through songs and chords, their eyes shining with madness as the arc lights switch colours, blinding now and mellow then

Growing up, Digitally!
Mon, 09/29/2014 - 10:49,

The digital age and the rise of technology have often left me wondering about children growing up today, as compared to how I grew up

Remembering Robin Williams
Mon, 09/22/2014 - 10:55,

The film fraternity has lost some wonderful talents in the last few months. The hilarious Joan Rivers passed away last week, and the incomparable Lauren Bacall a few weeks ago, but for me the biggest loss was the demise of the unbelievably talented Robin Williams

Socializing Over a Plate of Biryani
Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:50,

On social media, content is king, or so it is said. The question is, just when does content become king? The answer is, only when it can interest and engage its audience

Tribe Urban Indian
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 10:43,

“Where are you from?” is a typical question encountered by most of us Indians. It’s pretty much a given, and does not evoke any ire for undue inquisitiveness

Offscreen Street Surf
Mon, 09/01/2014 - 10:51,

You walk out on Linking Road, thinking of the discounts and sales at the XYZ store when a guy with a flute starts walking with you

My Mumbai Journey
Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:55,

Life in England is simple, there are rules to be followed, an unspoken code of conduct and a straightforward manner of keeping yourself at a respectable distance from other people

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