• Reflections from Marathi theatre

    The 6th edition of Pratibimb Marathi Natya Utsav, a five-day festival, begins this Saturday, and will showcase seven plays from Mumbai, Pune and Nagpur

  • Judgment Day

    The essence of every religion and the basis of every moral science sermon is good deeds. But of course, not even those who call themselves spiritual abide by it.

  • Lafayette theatre shooting: Gunman was 'an angry provocateur'

    The 58-year-old was mentally unstable and known to cause violence

  • Food trays greet patrons at Mumbai movie theatre toilet!

    Two moviegoers discovered trays used to serve snacks and beverages to movie viewers were stacked next to a commode in the toilet at Cinemax in Ghatkopar's R Odeon Mall

  • US theatre shooting: Gunman identified as 'drifter' John Russel Houser

    The 58-year-old man who killed two people and injured nine others inside a movie theatre in US' Louisiana state, has been identified a drifter who tried to escape before turning the gun on himself

  • Three dead, seven injured in shooting at US movie theatre

    A 58-year-old white man opened fire with a handgun inside a movie theatre in Lafayette, Louisiana, on Thursday night, killing two people and injuring at least seven others before taking his own life, authorities said

  • 7 arrested for hurling bombs at theatre where 'Baahubali' screened

    Seven members of a fringe Dalit outfit were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly hurling petrol bombs at a theatre in Madurai where blockbuster 'Baahubali' was screened, with no report of casualty, police said

  • 'Chhota Bheem' musical to be staged in Delhi

    A musical theatre version of "Chhota Bheem", a popular animated comedy-adventure TV series, will be staged in Delhi later this month

  • Benedict Cumberbatch: Know the man beyond Sherlock

    You might know him as the 'high-functioning sociopath' and the intriguing detective, Sherlock, who resides in 221B Baker Street, London. You might be aware that he earned an Oscar nomination for his portrayal of Alan Turing in 'The Imitation Game' (2014). But put aside Benedict Cumberbatch's signature characters, how well do you know the English actor? From his abduction in South Africa to his singing and impersonation skills, we dig up 10 interesting facts about Benedict Cumberbatch on his 39th birthday

  • Watch video: Salman fans dance during 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' show

    Salman Khan fans groove to the song 'Selfie Le Le Re' from 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' at a theatre in Maharashtra's Kolhapur region on Friday. And that was the scene with most movie halls across in India on Friday

  • Around 400 theatres shut in Kerala over film piracy

    Close to 400 film theatres attached to the Kerala Film Exhibitors Federation remained shut for the second day in succession on Friday over their demand that strong measures be taken to end piracy of newly launched films

  • Gender role play

    Based on Devdutt Pattanaik’s book, The Pregnant King, Ila, an English play explores the grey areas of masculinity and femininity and questions what it means to be a woman and who defines manhood

  • Salman Khan hopes 'Sultan', 'Raees' clash leads to more theatres in India

    Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, the release of whose film 'Sultan' is clashing with Shah Rukh Khan's 'Raees' on Eid next year, hopes it motivates theatre chains to increase the film exhibition space in the country

  • USA's famed Tonya-Nancy icy rivalry skates into opera

    New York Theatre Festival to feature stage show on one of the most famous sports rivalries, between ice skaters Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan, that dominated global headlines in the 1990s

  • Himani Shivpuri: I don't act in sex comedies

    Veteran actress Himani Shivpuri says she prefers to stay aloof from sex comedies, but has nothing against people who act in them.

  • Music draws audiences to theatres, says Pritam

    Music composer Pritam Chakraborty, who is making his Bollywood comeback through Salman Khan-starrer "Bajrangi Bhaijaan", says keeping the star cast aside, it's the music of a film that draws the audience to theatres.

  • Mumbai Diary: Sunday shorts

    The city — sliced, diced and served with a dash of sauce

  • The stage is set

    From tight budgets to lack of skilled manpower, set design in Indian theatre is ridden with challenges. Ahead of his talk about the role of design in Indian theatre, icon MS Sathyu takes us backstage

  • Kalki Koechlin launches her own theatre company

    'Margarita, With A Straw' actress Kalki Koechlin has opened her own theatre company, 'Little Productions' and will soon turn a play director too

  • Karan Johar: We need more multiplexes, single screen theatres

    Filmmaker Karan Johar says there is a need for more multiplexes and single screen theatres to come up in the country to extend the reach of films.