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Yogesh Pawar

  • When Santoor meets the keyboard

    Electronica maestro and Grammy award winner Éric Mouquet, who founded the band Deep Forest, was in Mumbai to jam with santoor exponent Rahul Sharma at the fifth edition of Banyan Tree's Milan-Maestros in Harmony concert. Yogesh Pawar chats with them about their collaboration and the creative...

    Sunday, 23 November 2014 - 5:40am
  • The nudity debate uncovering the truth

    Wrapped in cultural taboos, nudity has mostly been off-kilter with the increasing notion that it is necessarily sexual and therefore immoral. Yogesh Pawar uncovers the many layers of this debate

    Sunday, 23 November 2014 - 5:35am
  • Gunidas Sangeet Sammelan to showcase India's treasury of musicians

    In a fortnight, Mumbai will host some of the country's most distinguished musicians during the 38th Gunidas Sangeet Sammelan (GSS), a prestigious festival held annually in memory of a yesteryear doyen of the Agra Gharana, the late Pandit Jagannath Buwa Purohit alias Gunidas.

    Sunday, 23 November 2014 - 5:25am
  • Ruhaniyat is back to spread peace and love through music

    One of the biggest and most awaited Sufi and mystic music festivals, Ruhaniyat is all set to spread peace, harmony and positivity through its 10 city caravan. In its 14th edition this year, the festival will be presented in Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Raipur, Kolkata, Chennai, Ahmedabad,...

    Friday, 21 November 2014 - 7:30am
  • After Mudgal, son also rises against N Srinivasan; accuses him of keeping him against his will

    Panel indicts from BCCI boss for not reporting misconduct of player

    Tuesday, 18 November 2014 - 7:35am
  • Elizabeth Ekadashi works its magic with the box office and critics...

    The buzz around Elizabeth Ekadashi, this Friday's warm-the-cockles-of-the-heart Marathi release, seems to grow by the day. Cine-goers not only in Mumbai and Pune but also in smaller towns like Nagpur, Solapur and Kolhapur will be making a beeline for this simple story which brings a smile right...

    Sunday, 16 November 2014 - 7:30am
  • Children's Day with a difference...

    It was a Children's Day celebration unlike any other, by children of prostituted women from Mumbai's red-light district. While they had gathered together to start a science club inaugurated by additional commissioner of police Krishna Prakash, who even conducted a science quiz, their coming...

    Saturday, 15 November 2014 - 5:55am
  • ‘Bachchan saab, Dilip Kumar and even Marlon Brando got typecast: Vinay Pathak

    The quirky storehouse of talent who bowled over audiences in Bheja Fry, Khosla ka Ghosla and Dasvidaniya is back with what many are already calling an award-winning performance in Gour Hari Dastan (GHD), the eponymous film on the life and struggle of Odisha's freedom fighter. Vinay Pathak spoke to...

    Sunday, 16 November 2014 - 7:50am
  • Dan Brown in the ring...

    International bestselling writer Dan Brown was in Mumbai at a lecture hosted by Crossword and Penguin Random House in Mumbai. Yogesh Pawar met the author of Inferno, Angels & Demons and The Da Vinci Code to discuss science, religion and the critics of his style and syntax. Excerpts:

    Sunday, 16 November 2014 - 5:25am
  • And the hot winds blow again with Garm Hava...

    More than four decades after it pioneered parallel cinema in Hindi and won a national award for best film in 1973, a restored Garm Hava (GH) is all set for a theatrical re-release. The film scripted by late poet-lyricist Kaifi Azmi - which tells the story of the Mirza family at the time of the...

    Thursday, 13 November 2014 - 11:25pm