L to R: Hanuman Da' Damdaar Poster; Ruchi Narain

Hanuman Da' Damdaar Ruchi Narain

After a conversation with the director and writer, Ruchi Narain, it was not hard to guess that an animation film was in the making.

5 books to read before they hit the screen

Never judge a book by its movie. Our picks of five fab books to read before they turn into film adaptations this year.

Views of the Spirit

TARQ - in collaboration with Mondo Galeria and Matthieu Foss - brings Man Ray's iconic images to India for the first time.

Profile of the Week

Vikrant Massey A Death in the Gunj

After Lootera, Phantom and Dil Dhadakne Do, Massey finally plays the lead role in Konkana Sen Sharma's A Death in the Gunj.

Interview of the Week

Sad Girls Lang Leav

Lang Leav opens up about her life-altering moments, the recluse/celebrity dichotomy and her debut novel, Sad Girls.

"I think it's a terrible thing for a writer when he starts to see the word 'should'."

Marlon James

Take 5

Take 5

Ranvir Shorey, Actor

Contextualize yourself in one line? 
Work in progress.

First memory of acting? 
Baptism by Fire.

What about acting evokes emotion in you?
That it's as much a study of the external as it is of internal.

Your more often than not hang out?

The best thing to spread on toast?
Liver Pâté.

Spreading Cycology

Rohan Sabharwal

Literature Issue 2017

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    Cover Story

    Paul Beatty talks about his childhood to winning The Man Booker Prize.

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    The 23 year old, Manjit Thapp, is already an online sensation and how.

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    Lang Leav opens up about her inspiration for Sad Girls

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    Larry Fink clicks the unguarded moments and brings it to the world

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    Listed - Where Do You Belong?

    Four individuals write four different books linked to the past

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    Forecast - The New Word Order

    The young generation debut some of the best literature of 2017

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    The 35 year old speaks of his journey in the film industry

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    Taha Ahmed captured the roots of Lucknow in pictures and in himself.

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    Life's Realities

    Rahul Jain encapsulates Life's realities in his film, Machines

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    Rohit Chawla - Eyes Wide Shut

    See what your eyes can't. Feel what you can't.

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    Amartya Ghosh's new album is all about love, identity and contentment.

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    Sushant Kadam

    Crop Circle - Fashion Editorial