updated 4:11 PM GMT, Oct 22, 2014

Decoding BO success of 'Haider'

Shahid Kapoor-starrer “Haider” -- a modern-day adaptation of “Hamlet” with Kashmir as its backdrop -- has achieved many milestones. It has become the first Kashmir-based film in many years to click wi

'Haider': Omar denies flaying Vishal

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has denied news reports about his complaint against Vishal Bhardwaj's "Haider", saying he had not even watched the movie yet.

Reacting sharply to a news

Haider: Shakespeare in Srinagar

Haider: Shakespeare in Srinagar

Haider suffers from a fundamental flaw. It attempts to marry the Kashmir narrative to Hamlet, a famous play by William Shakespeare. The Bard’s play (written between 1599-1602) is about ‘revenge’ while

'Haider' - a powerful revenge saga

Film: "Haider"; Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Tabu, Kay Kay Menon, Shraddha Kapoor, Irrfan Khan; Director: Vishal Bhardwaj; Rating: *** 1/2)


With revenge as the underlying motive, "Haider" is a quintessentia

  • By Troy Ribeiro (Rating: *** 1/2)
  • Category: Art & Culture

Will Kashmir's street theatre die an unsung death?

Traditional Kashmir street theatre, which once occupied centre stage as the most powerful medium of mass communication in Kashmir society, seems to be dying a silent death.


In 'Bandh Pather' artiste

  • Srinagar: Sheikh Qayoom
  • Category: Art & Culture

'Identity Card' - Kashmir, raw and real

'Identity Card' - Kashmir, raw and real

Film: "Identity Card"; Cast: Tia Bajpai, Prashaant Kumar, Furqan Merchant, Vipin Sharma, Brijendra Kala, Saurabh Shukla, Shoib Kazmi and Raghuvir Yadav; Director: Rahat Kazmi; Rating: ****



Doordarshan artists not paid dues since 2008

Accusing that the Doordarshan is 'hell-bent' upon destroying the lives if hundreds of artists of the state, the association of artists working with India's broadcaster Saturday said that since 2008 no