I wanted to be a rockstar: Interview with Eddie Prithviraj, director of Chennai’s Unwind Center & Exodus
Eddie Prithviraj is currently the mastermind and driving force behind many of the most happening live music events and festivals across India. As managing director of the iconic music venue Unwind Center and founder of the popular event and artist management company Exodus in Chennai, the 43-year-old plays a... Read more
“I Always Do What Makes Me Happy,” says First Indian Female Grammy Winner
Chennai-based Indian playback singer-songwriter Tanvi Shah is unique. Not only is she the first Indian woman to win a Grammy, she’s also naturally gifted with the ability to sing fluently in several Indian and foreign languages. Starting her career as a designer with a degree in ceramics, Tanvi’s collision... Read more
On an emotional note: Interview with bass prodigy Mohini Dey
Mumbai-born bass guitarist Mohini Dey has achieved what most musicians can only dream about. After all, how many artists have performed and cut record deals with globally acclaimed artists right from the age of 10? Now 21, Mohini was first introduced to the guitar at the age of 3... Read more
Anger made me employ visually-impaired therapists, says Mettaa spa owner Joanita Figueredo
Anger may be viewed as a bad and destructive emotion by many. But it is exactly what led Mumbai’s Mettaa Spa Owner Joanita Figueredo to create employment for several visually-impaired individuals. It all started when Joanita got acquainted with many bright students during her volunteering work as a foot... Read more
Financial expert Neha Parikh reveals the biggest financial mistake most women in India make
Coming from a Gujarati family, certified financial planner (CFP) Neha Parikh knew financial expertise was in her blood. So after completing her college with a degree in economics, she immediately took up a job at a leading asset management company in India. This profile helped her understand the advisory... Read more
Dancing through the pain – Interview with choreographer Afia Modak from Split Sole Dance Academy
Afia Modak started dancing professionally at the age of 17 with Split Sole Dance Academy (SSDA) in Mumbai. Since then, she has performed in shows such as So You Think You Can Dance (India), Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, and Star Screen Awards as well as for brands such as Fila,... Read more
Anukriti Dramatics Society of Delhi’s Miranda College uses Drama to Break Gender Binary
Founded in 1957, Anukriti – The Hindi Dramatics Society of Miranda House was founded with the idea of using theatre as a medium to generate awareness and consciousness towards social issues. “Anukriti believes it is vital to share information even among the lowest strata of society. We try to... Read more
Indian corporates enjoying a new Nukkad (corner)
Street theatre (nukkad-natak), typically non-ticketed, is performed both outdoors and indoors, in public, professional or residential spaces. It is mostly performed to educate, engage, and create awareness in society towards social, cultural, political, or professional issues. Over the past many years, street theatre has become one of the most... Read more
Here’s why the Annual Street Play of Delhi’s Sri Venkateswara College is called ISLAMMED
Established in 2003, Anubhuti is the Dramatics Society of Sri Venkateswara College.  In this interview we find out more about this dynamic theatre group and what inspired it to create its annual play production ISLAMMED. Tell us about your annual play ISLAMMED? The play aims to give a voice... Read more
Delhi’s RANGAYAN Dramatics Society on What Makes It Different from Other Theatre Groups
Founded in 2003, Rangayan is the dramatics society of ARSD College in New Delhi. The society began with 20 students, including the National Award winner Mr. Rajkumar Rao. When asked what is unique about Rangayan, a member of the society tells us, “The ‘R’ in Rangayan stands for respect.... Read more