You’ve read the poem? Now watch a short film about it
Filmmaker Shivam Sharma is giving Hindi and Urdu poems a visual makeover on his YouTube channel The Mansarovar Project.
Disease outbreaks in the age of Facebook
On social media, fears and rumours about outbreaks and epidemics can quickly spread out of control. How can health officials contain the panic?
The visual world
Why motion capture performances (and Andy Serkis) deserve an Oscar
Performing in this way is a unique craft and the truest example of the ability of actors to make the characters they control seem authentic.
Social Media Buzz
'I served for four decades, never lived on extorted money': Outrage over MNS using Army for politics
Questions are raised about Raj Thackeray's demand for 'penance money' – and the Maharashtra chief minister's decision to legitimise the deal.
New Zealand in India
Thanks to Jasprit Bumrah’s toe-crushers, India’s death bowling is no longer a laughing stock
In a refreshing change, India’s bowlers have shown great discipline at the death in the ODIs against New Zealand so far.
Freedom of expression
Time to lift the ban on what Nehru’s aide wrote about him and his contemporaries?
MO Mathai’s autobiography was merciless in both disparagement and detail. The third in our series on books banned in India.
Indians in Hollywood
Hollywood actor, aviator, musician and poet: the many lives of Phiroze Nazir
A friendship with the actor Sabu led to the first of many bit parts in Hollywood for the navigation engineer.
Forget Pierce Brosnan’s stunts – all pan masala ads target the aspirational, sentimental Indian
Before Bond, there were other heroes who came to the rescue of pan masala brands.