For an occasional visitor to a city, its growth can perhaps be judged by its real estate spurt, its traffic and its cultural evolution
Even as Tamil actor Vijay claimed that all issues concerning his Diwali release 'Kaththi' (Knife) had been resolved, two Chennai cinema theatres, where the film is scheduled to be released, were vandalised by unidentified persons
A casually dressed Sonakshi Sinha was recently spotted outside a suburban preview theatre
Censor Board members allegedly flouted rules by calling their families to a South Mumbai theatre to be clicked with Shah Rukh Khan at the screening of 'Happy New Year'
How do you react if you're in a restaurant run by eccentrics? Read a mid-day reader's account of what transpired when she attended a dinner theatre performance of popular TV show Fawlty Towers, which had its India debut in Mumbai last week
Greek city Athens's charm lies in the fact that it is a living museum. Kalpana Sunder writes about the city, which offers the best of classical and modern worlds through its museum-like metros, centuries-old amphitheatres and chic nightclubs
Swatantra Theatre will be staging the popular play, Court Martial, in the city with a completely new cast
Preity Zinta had gone to watch a film and got upset as a fellow viewer did not stand up when the national anthem was played
Yoggitta Dandaykar, who made her Bollywood foray with Madhur Bhandarker’s 'Traffic Signal' (2007), is now essaying the lead in Sharad Thakur’s 'Zara Sambhal Ke'
Actress Lindsay Lohan has defended her West End theatre debut after she was accused of forgetting her lines in her first show, insisting the performance "could have been a disaster... but it wasn't"
An 88-year-old yesteryear actress travels back in time to the pre-Independence, pre-stainless steel, pre-electricity era in Mumbai. Her memoir Mee Mithachi Baahuli highlights a Marathi artiste’s stint in Gujarati and Marwadi theatre during the early 1940s
The 26-year-old would target performance venues and help Marathi artistes carry their luggage to the changing room; once the performers went on stage, he would flee with their belongings
With love at first sight, heartbreak, reunion and a prolonged court battle, the story of Hidayat Khan and wife Banwa, whom he had sneaked into the country from Saudi Arabia has filmmakers lining up
An array of regional plays that span seven languages is going to be showcased as part of the 18th Nehru Centre Theatre Festival. With theatre doyens like Ram Gopal Bajaj and Arjun Deo Charan staging their productions, the city theatregoer is in for a dramatic treat
M C Mary Kom's hometown is missing the screening of the Priyanka Chopra-starrer biopic on the boxing champion as no theatre in Manipur is screening the film due to a ban by insurgency outfits
Heralded as the Queen of the Arabian Sea, Kochi is known for its architectural marvels. But Sonia Nazareth goes on a trail of the classical arts to gain insight into the port town’s rich cultural heritage and comes away impressed after watching locals perform Kathakali and Kuttiyattam, the oldest surviving tradition of theatre
Traditional Kashmiri street theatre, called Bandh Pather, which once occupied centre stage as the most powerful medium of mass communication in Kashmiri society, seems to be dying a silent death
Thespo@Prithvi presents Baawla, a play by young first-time director Raghav Dutt, who has taken a leaf out of his own life, penning the protagonist whose devotion for his mother turns him into a poet
Bollywood filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj hopes to bring a moving theatre to Kashmir for the screening of his upcoming release 'Haider'.
Thespo 16 has organised a one-day orientation meeting for young theatre professionals and aspirants, to introduce them to the technicalities of theatre and of participating at the festival