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This young theatre artist from Kotapad bagged the Asim Basu Award 2020. This is his incredible story

Himanshu Ranjan Mohanty was introduced to theatre by his father and has been acting since the age of seven. Today, he also directs plays, serials and is a dubbing artist among many other things 

Published on 3rd August 2020
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Adayathe Maravi, the first Malayalam film on Disney Plus is a tribute to forgetfulness

Biju Maani's film was released on Disney Plus Hotstar and Amazon Prime after winning numerous awards in international festivals

Published on 27th July 2020
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Why Kopal Goyal made a film featuring women extreme sports athletes

Project Wild Women features 14 women across 11 different categories who overcame odds in their path to pursue their passion

Published on 27th July 2020
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The Pa Ranjith interview: On women empowerment, a transgender actor’s question that haunts him and being a Beyonce fan

We spoke to Director Pa Ranjith about his new platform that offers workshops and employment opportunities to aspiring women and transgender filmmakers and why he thinks this is crucial

Published on 25th July 2020
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This initiative led by DU students is on a mission to revive the love for India’s heritage and history

Recently, the group has started a campaign named #YehDeshHaiMera to promote those tangible and intangible heritages that have been forgotten with time or are on the verge of extinction

Published on 18th July 2020
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Why financial consultant Vishes Kothari decided to translate Vijaydan Detha's Rajasthani folk tales

Vishes Kothari, writer of Timeless Tales from Marwar, a translation of Padma Shri Vijadan Detha’s book on Rajasthani folk tales, tells us about the culture, traditions and language of his home state 

Published on 13th July 2020
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This photographer's Instagram series 'Suyambu' showcases rural women at their cheerful best

Suyambu, photographer Naveen Gowtham’s monochromatic portrait project on Instagram, has taken him across Tamil Nadu

Published on 9th July 2020
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Don't let it drop: How this Odia youth's documentary on water wastage is hot on the film festival circuit

The cinematographer for Last Drop is Swarup Ranjan and the sound mixing has been done by Pratap Kumar. The crew toured extensively to find the right locales to shoot this short documentary 
 

Published on 8th July 2020
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Spy my city: Meet the Warangal photographer whose drone shots of the city are going super viral

Bharath's drone photography skills have caught the attention of netizens and we tell you why it's worth more than a glance. He has visited over 25 locations in and around Warangal for this series 

Published on 8th July 2020
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How author Arundhati Venkatesh went on to pen the wacky tales of Petu Pumpkin

In a candid conversation with Edex, children's author Arundhati Venkatesh talks about her writing, her influences and what's next

Published on 7th July 2020
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The Walls are Alive with the Sound of their Muse: Meet Telangana's wall art king and queen, Swathi and Vijay

If Bristol has Banksy and Mumbai has Tyler, Telangana has Swathi and Vijay. Their work, mostly concentrated in Hyderabad and Khammam, provokes thought and inspires everyone who looks at it 

Published on 8th July 2020
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Gliding through the bumpy Highways of Life: Why Amar Maibam's film of truckers tell the real Manipur's story

Amar has had a stronger connection with the highways and truckers more than others. He was a bus conductor for around five years — from 1995 to 2000 

Published on 7th July 2020
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Over 150 international films at the 11th edition of the KASHISH Mumbai Queer Film festival

Tipped as South Asia's biggest LGBTQIA+ film festival, it is the first Indian film festival to come up with a slate of new programs for this year

Published on 7th July 2020
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Alexa, can you handle a class? How Amazon's Assistant is teaching kids in 40 schools in rural Chhattisgarh

The device in itself is revolutionary for the kids of the region who have never seen a device that talks back to them and can tell them anything they want to know

Published on 1st July 2020
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Inside Aani Maani: Of Bhutto, the beef ban and a whole lot of blockbuster storytelling

Fahim Irshad's first feature-length film Aani Maani tells us the story of a family in Uttar Pradesh who suffer the consequences of the beef ban. We watch the movie and ask the director questions 

Published on 1st July 2020

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