Review Page | Abundant Art - Part 29


On July 22nd, 2012

Javed Akhtar’s new book of poems-Lava

Javed Akhtar has many facets to his persona: reputed scriptwriter and lyricist, he holds a record breaking number of Filmfare awards for his contribution to Bombay Hindi films. Member of the upper ho...

On July 21st, 2012

Superstar Nonpareil

I first saw Rajesh Khanna on the big screen as Anand when my Mother took me to the theatre to watch the bitter sweet tale of a man who spread love and laughter in the face of imminent death. Hrishikes...

On July 18th, 2012

London Indian Film Festival – 2012

Londoners got a great fill of new Indian cinema at the third edition of London Indian Film Festival (LIFF). The new wave of Indian cinema is producing a large range of films- completely against the gr...

On June 28th, 2012

TooMortal Shobana Jeyasingh Dance

Shobana Jeyasingh is innovative in the use of space in her creations. She fashions a new dialogue in her choreographies between the dancers and the space around them. “TooMortal”-her recen...

On June 6th, 2012

Wah! Wah! Girls The Musical- Britain meets Bollywood Peacock Theatre 24 May – 23 June 2012

Produced by dance house Sadler’s Wells, Theatre Royal Stratford East and Cornwall-based Theatre company Kneehigh and directed by Emma Rice, ‘Wah! Wah! Girls’ provide a fresh narrativ...

On May 6th, 2012

First Sundays with “Just East” at the Safari Bar

Larger than life cities like London don’t give up their secrets easily. The razzle dazzle of familiar landmarks and hotspots serve as diversions. The mundaneness of day to day living creates a forbi...

On April 28th, 2012

Unlocking Creativity 5 By Kadam Asian Dance and Music

It is a rare opportunity for dancers to be tutored in a particular technique by more than one choreographer in a day’s workshop. Unlocking Creativity 5 created a platform for its participants where ...

On April 15th, 2012

Sounds of Bengal Alchemy Festival, Southbank Centre

The Purcell room at the Southbank Centre resonated with the music of two young musicians. Soumik Datta and Arif Khan transported the ‘Sounds of Bengal’ from the banks of the Ganges and the Padma r...