In 2007, SCM alum Paromita Vohra made a documentary film called Morality TV aur Loving Jehad: Ek Manohar Kahani. Today she heads up Agents of Ishq, a project to start public conversations about sexual matters —which have always been considered personal and private and somewhat unimportant.
Contrary to public opinion, theatre isn’t what happens when actors strut and fret their hour upon the stage; it is what happens when the audience reacts to what is happening.
From playing Olivia in Atul Kumar’s Piya Behrupiya, an award-winning musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night to recording duets with her Nani Ma amidst the lockdown, singer-actor Mansi Multani is a multifaceted artiste. She talks about her journey spanning 10 years and over 600 shows.
A book, a memoir, a tribute. Unfolding of the life of an artist, who believed in change, who was a driving force of change. The book has been written by Sudhanva Deshpande, after 30 years of Safdar Hashmi’s murder.
Shuggie Bain may be a bitter pill to swallow but it leaves a sweet after-taste that makes you want to go back for more. It is a novel about addiction, poverty, and loss but it is also about love, compassion, and kindness