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Dramatic confrontation – The Hindu

Dramatic confrontation - The Hindu

The highlight of Kareendran’s acclaimed Kathakali play, Ravanavijayam, is the stirring encounter between king Ravana and the celestial beauty Rambha, who is on her way to be with her lover, Nalakubara, son of Kubera. Visualisation of the literature of the play replete with romantic images is no mean task, even ...

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Dramatic roll call: women of theatre

Dramatic roll call: women of theatre

Although the World Theatre Day, observed on March 27 was initiated by the International Theatre Institute (ITI) in 1961, it’s now an occasion that is celebrated worldwide beyond regional and institutional affiliations. It is as much a day of stocktaking and introspection about theatre’s continuing relevance in today’s world, as ...

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Dramatic Circle of Hyderabad presents Eugene Ionesco’s The Lesson’this weekend

Dramatic Circle of Hyderabad presents Eugene Ionesco’s The Lesson’this weekend

The Theatre of the Absurd is a moniker given to a genre of post World War-II plays where the premise is a man’s reaction to a world controlled by outside forces. Eugene Ionesco’s The Lesson, considered one of the classic plays of our times is also one of the most ...

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Metallics, dramatic sleeves, heavy jewellery: Fashion trends to watch out for in 2019

Know from the experts what fashion trends to expect in 2019. (Designed by Gargi Singh/Indian Express) While last year saw the rise of the ‘ultra-violet’ colour, this year, ‘living coral’ is expected to enjoy the limelight. Metallics and sequins will continue to rule the fashion world and so will power ...

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The dramatic dozen – The Hindu

The dramatic dozen - The Hindu

There is a constellation of stage performances that lights up a year. We don’t always reap as bountiful a harvest when it comes to great plays, but actors have a knack for shedding light on shallow waters. Their ephemeral moments of truth disappear as they come, but they leave behind ...

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Modern desi with a dramatic twist

Modern desi with a dramatic twist

If there was one dish to unite us (Indians) all, it could be the khichdi. The humble and easy-to-prepare dish is best known for being a comfort food. It’s the last thing we expect to find in a modern Indian fine dine. Then again, Himanshu Saini, corporate chef at BKC’s ...

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Leslie Grantham’s dramatic life on and off screen

Leslie Grantham's dramatic life on and off screen

On Christmas Day in 1986, more than 30 million sat down to watch an East End landlord serve divorce papers to his long-suffering wife. It was an acting masterclass in sneering, scowling, superbly-controlled spite. The pleasure taken in inflicting pain was both unforgettable and unbearable. That scene still ranks as ...

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