– (Reading Time: 25 min Approx) Sunetra was standing near the Athirapally waterfalls. She thought to herself, there is so much to life when you decide to fight back. Sunetra came to Thrissur this morning. Last night she took a Read more
(Reading Time: 15 min Approx) Sumo is said to have started over 2,000 years ago. From around the Heian period (794-1192), the imperial family often watched sumo as a form of entertainment. Sumo evolved over many centuries, with the first Read more
PANDIT UDAY BHAWALKAR…in dialogue with…SUBHADRAKALYAN (Reading Time: Approx 10 min) CHILDHOOD Meeting Pandit Uday Bhawalkar has always been a great experience for me for the past seventeen years of my life. Uday Dada, that’s exactly what I call him, remains Read more
– (Reading Time: 12 min Approx) Next morning around, 11 o’clock Sunetra got down at Trivandrum Central, railway station. The cool breeze and greenery all around whispered to her ears – “Welcome, Sunetra! Kerala was waiting for you”. She opened Read more
(Reading Time: 15 min Approx) Wrestling is one of the oldest forms of combat, referenced in the Iliad and depicted in 15,000-year-old cave drawings in France. Early Egyptian and Babylonian reliefs show moves still used today. Always popular in ancient Read more
The world is full of different kinds of martial arts and nearly every country has their own fighting style. But what are the fighting styles that put themselves above from the rest? What are the most deadly and efficient fighting styles capable of disarming an armed opponent or defeating multiple opponents simultaneously?
It’s been 2 years now, after the car accident but Sunetra looked at her shelf full of trophies and murmured to herself- “I still dance like a peacock Guruji, maybe in my dreams, but I still do. And I’m going to re-discover Dance – in its unique original art form, as is experienced in its true home, all over India.”
25 long years! But it seems only the other day! Kolkata International Film Festival has traversed a quarter of a century. Jaded with watching—and sometimes not watching—commercial and run-of-the-mill bioscope throughout the year, desperate film enthusiasts get an opportunity to immerse themselves in a plethora of socially-conscious, aesthetically gratifying films of various styles, moods and genres at the annual carnival of world cinema.
Two people hailing from two different backgrounds come floating straight by two opposite streams, moving at two different velocities, with two different mental stature, to the contact point where both of them take up the same profession having the same point of interest with a great knowledge of the same philosophy, have the same thought processes going to the same direction, being fascinated by the same musical instrument belonging to one single genre of music – the Tabla.