Film & Music

Time to acknowledge challenges and fear : Dia Mirza

Actress Dia Mirza says humans constantly try to protect themselves rather than acknowledge the challenges and painful experiences that others face. She tells Chahak Mittal how her new web series Kafir helped her change her perspective on life What if

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All About A flawless mishmash

Instead of discussing marital problems with relatives,  Actor Cyrus Sahukar tells Siddhika Prajapati that people should consider visiting therapists instead. Breaking the trend of typical Indian family dramas dealing with love, hate, betrayal, separation and what not, Mind the Malhotras

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Short Films : Impactful & the Future

It is tougher to convey the same vision in a reduced time frame than in a full-length feature, believes filmmaker Avalokita DuttA. In this age of short attention spans, a condensed format of different forms of entertainment prevails in our

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Web Series Rolling Out on 31st May

Chopsticks Directed by Sachin Yardi, the film traces a day in the life of gifted by insecure woman, Nirma (played by Mithila Palkar), who teams up with an enigmatic conman (played by Abhay Deol) to retrieve her car from an

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Menstruation Stigma Still Prevails

Filmmaker Rhea Mathew tells Ayushi Sharma that her film Stains is an attempt to represent menstruation in a way that it looks ‘normal’ Every country has a different culture and practice surrounding menstruation, the only commonality being the taboos. The

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Saga of Human Spirit

It’s about a struggle of a woman. How she fights her mental trauma and finally succeeds. Her only reason is to give happiness to her parents as she knows the pain, agony and struggle her parents are going through. The

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The ‘Art’ Man Rolls On

Suresh Selvarajan never had a career path. He made it up as he went along to make his mark across the spectrum Suresh has been championing the creativity since he has been studying school. He holds a fine arts degree

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A rendezvous with the man behind the ‘Isle of Dogs’

Filmmaker Wes Anderson says his first inspiration to directe the Isle of Dogs came from Japanese cinema. In conversation, with Team Viva Where did the inspiration for the film begin from? The very first inspiration was when we made Fantastic

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Theatre : Turning Imagination into Reality

Director Rajneesh Gautam’s play, The Curse of Hamlet, is woven around the Shakespearean tragedy but set in Delhi of 1993. It blurs the lines between an actor and the character, says Chahak Mittal Many centuries after his death, the Bard

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The legacy of the Avengers series

The much loved Avengers series has given unprecedented hits over a decade, which maps the contemporary human condition with a laudable accuracy This is what even Bollywood has not managed to achieve despite a familiar culture legacy as its bedrock

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