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…

Konkona Sensharma’s father, polymath Mukul Sharma, dead at 69

Konkona Sensharma’s father, polymath Mukul Sharma, dead at 69

Mukul Sharma, polymath, writer, and father of director-actor Konkona Sensharma passed away in Delhi late on Thursday night. He was 69 years old. A popular science fiction writer, Sharma worked as editor for the prominent science magazine, Science Today. He was also a well-known columnist for The Illustrated Weekly, writing the column, Mindsport. When The…

Alankrita Shrivastava completes filming on Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare

Alankrita Shrivastava completes filming on Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare

There were big smiles and a large cake as filmmaker Alankrita Shrivastava wrapped up her third feature film, Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare (2019). The film with a quirky title finished filming in Mumbai. Starring Konkona Sensharma and Bhumi Pednekar, the film is due for release this year. Shrivastava updated the film’s status for…