Mamata Shankar

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How Amala Shankar witnessed the evolution of modern Indian dance and shaped it with her enthusiasm for life
Arts & Culture

How Amala Shankar witnessed the evolution of modern Indian dance and shaped it with her enthusiasm for life

The dance troupe led by Amala Shankar and her husband Uday Shankar was the central force of the cultural movement that introduced new dimensions in Indian dance and choreography

Revisiting Utsab on its 20th anniversary: Why Rituparno Ghosh's film is so important for Bengali cinema
Entertainment

Revisiting Utsab on its 20th anniversary: Why Rituparno Ghosh's film is so important for Bengali cinema

Only Rituparno Ghosh's sixth film in a rather small repertoire, Utsab was a true mouthpiece of Bengal grappling with modern times

Flat No. 609 movie review: Arindam Bhattacharya's genre-defying attempt is nothing you haven't seen before
Entertainment

Flat No. 609 movie review: Arindam Bhattacharya's genre-defying attempt is nothing you haven't seen before

Flat No. 609 finally ends up as two decent and yet disparate pieces of cinema – which just don’t seem to come together as a seamless, wholesome work of art.

How Pandit Ravi Shankar will be remembered
Life

How Pandit Ravi Shankar will be remembered

When Ravi Shankar turned 90 many friends and colleagues shared their recollections of the man for a special tribute that appeared in the Indian American magazine India Abroad. Here are a few excerpts from interviews conducted for that occasion.

Ravi Shankar was our Columbus (and a damn good looking one)
Life

Ravi Shankar was our Columbus (and a damn good looking one)

"I cannot rest on my laurels," Ravi Shankar said when he turned 90. "My mind is still young." Here's what friends, colleagues, and family had to say about the little master who never lost sight of the child within him.