Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Kashmir Life & Culture News

Raees, or the bountiful

I returned from my Republic Day recreation with a phrase from Vivekananda stuck in the murky depths of my mind. Much as I tried,...

From Kashmir to Sweden, a struggle for justice

After working on Kashmir conflict for years, filmmaker and activist Talat Bhat, is now turning his focus on Sweden through his own struggle against...

Half Widow – a feature film

A film by Danish Renzu and Gaya Bhola In the majestic Himalayan mountain range that spans India from the North all the way to the...

“Without Sheikh Abdullah’s consent J-K couldn’t have been with India”

The author of “Kashmir Conflict and Muslims of Jammu,” Zafar Choudhary on Friday said that Jammu and Kashmir could not have been part of India...

MUNNU: Kashmir’s first graphic novel

MUNNU, the graphic novel published by 4th Estate this month, is the astonishing debut from Kashmir based illustrator Malik Sajad.  We asked Malik about...

Piku moans, Piku complains

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oeiKUlUUNQ8 Do films hold up a mirror to society? Do they tell it like it is, or offer a narrative about ourselves that we are...

Anurag Kashyap’s short film: Nude clip of Radhika Apte goes viral

Performing artist Radhika Apte is back in news for a leaked video clip from her latest film. A scene from a 20-minute short film, directed...

In the streets of Kashmir

The summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar, early this year had got its first art gallery. Worthy of its name, Gallerie One, unlatched...

The cultural politics of food

Mohammed Safa is the Bangladeshi owner of a vegetarian buffet restaurant in Chapel Market, London which flaunts pro-vegetarianism messages as part of its décor,...

Fact, fiction and pastiche

Sa rey ga ma pa dha ni! Bom phelechhey japani, Bom-er bhetor keutey shaap, British boley “bap re bap!” (Do re mi fa so la ti! The Japanese have...