Art & Fashion

Manav Gupta: Giving a New Meaning to Pottery

Taking a walk at IGNCA, Chahal Mittal observes and understands that Manav Gupta uses pottery to make a statement on preserving the ecosystem and sustainable development. Artist Manav Gupta has given a new meaning to everyday exotic. He has used

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Comedian Amit Tandon On His Inspiration in Life

Stand-up comedian Amit Tandon, who will be launching his new show Tandon Talkies soon, talks about his inspiration in everyday life in a freewheeling chat with Chahak Mittal. Delhi-based comedian Amit Tandon, commonly called “The Married Guy” of the Indian

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Designer Payal Jain: No Sign of Slowing Down

Despite celebrating her silver jubilee in the profession, designer Payal Jain is not showing any sign of slowing down. Currently, she is working on her Spring-Summer 2019 collection to be showcased in Paris. She tells this writer how she works

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Platform for Young Designers

Ramola Bachchan is offering a readymade platform to young and creative entrepreneurs to showcase their talent. Socialite Ramola Bachchan has always stayed away from the predictable. So though she has an unparalleled style sensibility, she has never hopped  onto to

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Mastering Artisan Cheesemaking

Cheese making is still a relatively regional phenomenon, and are limited by climate, geography, and equipment. It is not just a faint of heart, it also requires both passion and patience equally. The reporter Asmita Sarkar finds out how one

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BOOK REVIEW: LESSONS FROM MYTHOLOGY

Krishna Gopeshvara: The Truth of Vrishnis Author : Sanjay Dixit Publisher : Bloomsbury, Rs 399 This is a more-human-than-divine account of the life of the Hindu mythological figure, Krishna, reminding one that it’s ideology and not individuals that cause harm,

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Lakme Fashion Week’s New Move to Support Emerging Talents

Lakme Fashion Week (LFW), in association with US-based water brand smartwater, has announced “The Platform”, a programme conceptualised to identify and mentor young and innovative designers who are willing to push the boundaries of fashion and create a new norm.

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Fashion Trends Repeat Themselves Time After Time

The reporter Muskan Kathuria mentioned that don’t be surprised if you see the trend of bell bottoms, high waist jeans,  neon colors, or hoop earrings again. BELL BOTTOMS: Remember Neetu Singh and Shabana Azmi flaunting flared pants in the movie

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Artists in Afghan Painting walls with Messages of hope

The reporter Divya Giri says, the Afghan art exhibition highlights how hope continues to thrive regardless of violence in the country. I have seen so much bloodshed, I think the stories would fill a book,” says Mohammad Salim Attaie from

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Author Jaya Misra unveils her New Book Kama:The Story of the Kama Sutra

Author Jaya Misra has twisted the story of Kama Sutra, the ancient dissertation on love and love-making, in a dramatized way, says team viva   Kama Sutra, the ancient treatise on love and love-making, has always inspired admiration, awe and

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