Of dance, for justice…

The young Manipuri contemporary dancer Surjit Nongmeikapam talks about his award-winning dance production Nerves, the political situation of Manipur and his creative inspirations… It was 2011 winter when I returned to Kolkata to visit my mother. Coincidentally, Banglanatak.com hosted their first ever-iconic music festival titled – Sufi Sutra on the same year. No wonder the … More Of dance, for justice…

How can one say that Sanskrit is of Hindus?

Says filmmaker Vinod Mankara, who experienced appreciation and rejection at the same time for his much-awaited film Priyamanasam. Was it the religious backdrop or regional politics, behind such experience? In conversation with the director, we dig up deeper… There is no doubt about the fact that the history of Indian cinema will remember Priyamanasam for … More How can one say that Sanskrit is of Hindus?