articles by Tania Bhattacharya

Life

Sreeraksha Poornesh on running a century-old coffee plantation, the rise of speciality roasters

Sreeraksha Poornesh runs the Baarbara Estate keeping in mind the changing coffee scene in India and the growing demand for speciality brews

Life

Danish Husain on becoming a storyteller and using Qissebaazi to turn Indian lore into performance

Danish Husain went from being in publishing and banking to learning theatre and the art of Dastangoi, as well as setting up the The Hoshruba Repertory

Life

Hollywood Calling: Young Indians are finding opportunities to shine, on and off camera

A crop of young writers, producers, directors, cinematographers, sound and animation artists, etc. from India are making a beeline for Hollywood to make their cinematic dreams come true

Life

The lost tribes of India: For vulnerable indigenous communities, is integration the only answer?

For India's tribes, initiatives that help in sustaining a traditional way of life while improving access to modern facilities could provide a way forward

Entertainment

Can Toilet: Ek Prem Katha tackle the deep-rooted problem of open defecation in India?

The issue of open defecation in India is a multilayered one | Toilet: Ek Prem Katha

Life

Switzerland: Forget Bollywood, and discover this charming Alpine country for yourself

Switzerland is 'The Ultimate European Destination' for most Indians, whose indiscipline is unfortunately legendary

Entertainment

Films like Naked raise questions both publicly and privately

For Naked, conceptualised by Arindam Sil and Ritabhari Chakraborty and starring Kalki Koechlin and Chakraborty, views are mixed.