• Deepti Naval: Should have explored theatre long ago

    Wowing the capital with her theatre debut in which she played legendary author Amrita Pritam, Bollywood actor Deepti Naval admits she should have gone on the stage long ago.

  • Gujju-Go-Round

    Some years ago, one went to watch a Gujarati comedy called Lage Raho Gujjubhai and found it disturbingly sexist and quite vulgar

  • 21 things to do around Mumbai from September 20 - September 26

    sunday mid-day brings you a complete planner of events for the week ahead

  • Ageless Anji

    Explaining the long life of a Hindi satirical comedy steeped in dated humour, but still going strong

  • Twinkle Khanna and Dimple Kapadia's movie outing

    The mother-daughter duo of Dimple Kapadia and Twinkle Khanna was seen outside a Mumbai theatre

  • Nicole Kidman wins praise after London premiere of 'Photograph 51'

    Nicole Kidman was unanimously acclaimed on Tuesday by British critics after the premiere of her play 'Photograph 51', which brought her back to the London stage after 17 years

  • Anupam Kher concludes 'Mera Woh Matlab Nahi Tha' tour in US

    The US tour of the play "Mera Woh Matlab Nahi Tha" has come to an end amidst thunderous applause and numerous recognitions, and Bollywood veteran Anupam Kher is elated with the response.

  • 21 things to do around Mumbai from September 13 - September 19

    sunday mid-day brings you a complete planner of events for the week ahead

  • Message in a theatre

    The weekend was spent watching two plays that had very different styles of passing on essential messages

  • Listening to walls

    From its forgotten theatres to Irani cafes, Alliance Francaise is organising Heritage Days over three days, as raconteurs will unravel different parts of the city

  • Mumbai: Kidnapped three-year-old found abandoned in Kurla

    VB Nagar police have found the three-year-old girl who was kidnapped by two women, who had a 10-year-old girl in tow, on Saturday from Kurla. The toddler was found abandoned in Kurla yesterday

  • Secret grief of lost stage

    The novel Firebird explores innocence and its loss in the setting of crumbling commercial theatre in Kolkata. The theme has found echo in Mumbai theatre and literature world.

  • A touch of theatre from South Africa

    Sara Matchett, senior lecturer at the Department of Drama, University of Cape Town, works with voice, acting, theatre making, applied drama/theatre, and performance analysis. Post a workshop at The Drama School, Mumbai, last evening, she chats about her technique and connect with India

  • Calling vagina by its name

    Last weekend, Kissa Yoni Ka, The Hindi version of Vagina Monologues made the audience laugh at jokes they did not think they would laugh, at and come out freer and thoughtful

  • Ahoy! Actor alone

    Over the last few days, having watched two productions, comprising solo acts, one’s admiration for Mumbai’s actors, goes up even more

  • Mel Gibson accused of attacking photographer in Australia

    Hollywood actor Mel Gibson has been accused by a photographer of attacking and insulting her while leaving a movie theatre in Sydney, local media reported. The actor has denied the accusations

  • KK Raina and Ila Arun set to bring 'Norway's next Ibsen' to life

    Ila Arun and KK Raina bring one of Jon Fosse’s acclaimed plays to stage this week for the first time in India

  • For the love of movies...

    Mohit Marwah, Arjun Kapoor, Shilpa Shetty with husband Raj Kundra and sister Shamita Shetty and Tusshar Kapoor were seen outside a suburban theatre

  • All about the Junoon

    Sanjna Kapoor believes in not just talking but walking the talk as well. From steering a theatre programme that is growing into a pan Indian movement to striving to open up minds to the arts, she has her plate full, but is loving every moment of it

  • I will survive

    The iconic Liberty theatre building started being made in 1947, the year of Independence, and hence, its name