Vote against forces of darkness and barbarism, say 600 theatre artistes

Vote against forces of darkness and barbarism, say 600 theatre artistes

More than 600 theatre artistes from across the country have urged the electorate to vote for “equality and social justice, and to defeat the forces of darkness and barbarism”. A joint statement issued by them has urged voters to “help safeguard the Constitution and our syncretic, secular ethos”. The signatories to the appeal include Amol…

Amol Palekar’s ‘critical’ art speech at Mumbai’s NGMA is interrupted

Amol Palekar’s ‘critical’ art speech at Mumbai’s NGMA is interrupted

Actor-director Amol Palekar was interrupted and criticized by the director and some members of the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) in Mumbai for speaking critically of the organization at an event yesterday. Palekar was interrupted several times and asked to cut short his speech as he addressed the organization’s members. The renowned filmmaker was speaking…