In this exclusive rapid fire round with The Hindu, the director of Vijay Sethupathi-starrer ‘Super Deluxe’ converses with Ramya Krishnan, another key character in the film. From cooking ‘vatha kuzhambu’ to discussing about Vijay Sethupathi’s acting techniques, the two artistes get candid about the film and their process.
Gulzar reads aloud one of his recent poems: “Parchiyaan bant rahi hain galiyon mein, apne kaatil ka intekhaab karo; Waqt ye sakht hai chunaav ka (Slips of paper are being doled out in the streets, it’s time to vote for your killer; The tough time of elections is upon us).” At a certain moment of […]
As an old woman goes about her daily chore of sorting lentils, her mind wanders. Her memory revisits instances from her past, and poignantly she realises the passage of time. Woman Cleaning Lentils — a poem by Armenian poet Zahrad, is what inspired Lentils and Stones, a collusion of theatre, puppetry and dance, which will […]
Just when yours truly thinks he is being helpful in suggesting to Naman Ahuja that he visit the Gurusaday Museum in Kolkata’s Joka, the cheery 44-year-old art historian tells me that for his 2013 exhibition ‘The body in Indian art’, held in Brussels and New Delhi, he had chosen a Jamini Roy painting of a […]