Through her stories, 16-year-old Rudrakshi Bhattacharjee implored adults to lend an ear to adolescents
Rudrakshi Bhattacharjee's This is How It Took Place is a collection of short stories written by the 16-year-old author, who passed away in 2017. Though the book has been endorsed by Jeet Thayyil, who calls the writer ‘Prodigious, gifted, precocious,’ many of the stories remain raw and uneven. And yet, the three stories that are truly complete — the title story, ‘A Vacancy’, and ‘La Mer’ — are enough to justify Thayyil’s blurb.
Eddie Vedder initially told Bradley Coooper not to remake A Star Is Born but he eventually got on board and helped his friend with notes to prepare for the role.
The business of music: What it takes to bring international rock bands to India, and why Radiohead may never visit
Examining why pop music sensations like Ed Sheeran are more likely to perform in India, rather than rock acts like Radiohead, Tame Impala and Arctic Monkeys