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With Mithila art, women in Nepal's Janakpur brought about a socio-cultural renaissance
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With Mithila art, women in Nepal's Janakpur brought about a socio-cultural renaissance

Women in Nepal's Janakpur have found a new lease of life, full of hope, optimism and self-worth, by taking to the region's ancient traditional art of Mithila painting.

Chopsticks new poster: Mithila Palker, Abhay Deol face off with a goat-loving gangster in Netflix Original
Entertainment

Chopsticks new poster: Mithila Palker, Abhay Deol face off with a goat-loving gangster in Netflix Original

Starring Mithila Palkar, Abhay Deol and Vijay Raaz, Chopsticks tells the story of a girl who teams up with a conman to recover her stolen car from a Mumbai gangster.

Chopsticks trailer: Mithila Palkar seeks Abhay Deol's help to find her stolen car in Netflix's first Indian Original film
Entertainment

Chopsticks trailer: Mithila Palkar seeks Abhay Deol's help to find her stolen car in Netflix's first Indian Original film

Directed by Sachin Yardi and also starring Vijay Raaz as a goat-loving ganster, Chopsticks will premiere on Netflix on 31 May.

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni on Forest of Enchantments, timeless epics, comparisons between Sita and Draupadi
Life

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni on Forest of Enchantments, timeless epics, comparisons between Sita and Draupadi

If symbolically, Sita, being the daughter of the earth, is in tune with the power of nature, then Ram embodies the laws of the city or civilization, everything that opposes Sita’s power — natural, emotional and free flowing