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Monday, December 11, 2017

ARTS

Noted UK-based artist Balraj Khanna pens book on Partition

Celebrated UK-based painter-author Balraj Khanna was seven at the time of Partition and the traumatic event had such a deep impact on him that...
Sayed Hasan

Alchemy: Sayed Hasan artist behind My Grandad’s Car collaboration reveals inspiration behind exhibition

By Reena Kumar My Granddad’s Car is the result of a project between two artists, Sayed Hasan and Karl Ohiri who met while completing an...
Rachel Harris

Rachel Harris on Alchemy festival: “Our audience is our society”

By Reena Kumar The team behind the Southbank Centre's annual Alchemy festival is hoping to challenge media portrayals of Pakistan this year with a rich...
Suba Das

Suba Das on Sukanya, Ravi Shankar’s posthumous “gift to the world”

By Reena Kumar IT IS NO mean feat directing the world premier of the late Pandit Ravi Shankar's opera, which was penned in the last...
Nina Wadia

Nina Wadia: “British Asians are in favour right now”

By Reena Kumar Goodness Gracious Me actress Nina Wadia has urged budding artists to “get out there” and make their move in the creative world...

Gurinder Chadha reveals inspiration behind Viceroy’s House

By Reena Kumar BRITISH film director Gurinder Chadha has spoken about the inspiration behind her latest period drama that centres around the final months of...

London book fair puts spotlight on India

The annual London Book Fair, which ran from Tuesday (14) to Friday (17) at the Olympia Exhibition Centre, opened a Spotlight on India series...

Two Indian authors on Wellcome Book Prize 2017 shortlist

Two Indian-American authors have been shortlisted for the 30,000 pound Wellcome Book Prize, which celebrates fiction and non-fiction works engaged with the topics of...

Ready or Not play explores climate of distrust towards Muslims

LISTENING to the onslaught of headlines about Muslims in the news took its toll on writer Naylah Ahmed, but it also stimulated her creative...

Riz Ahmed warns of consequences of lack of diversity on screen

STAR WARS actor Riz Ahmed has warned that more youngsters could be lured into extremism if the media continues to fail representing Asian and...
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