Master of Indian travel Writing William Dalrymple, reading in London from Nine Lives

Master of Indian travel Writing William Dalrymple, reading in London from Nine Lives

Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India Dates: 14 July 2010 Time: 7:00 PM Venue: Waterstone’s W4 1PD (map) William Dalrymple, bestselling historian and travel writer talks about his latest book Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India – ‘Beautifully written, ridiculously erudite, warm and open hearted…A towering talent.’ […]

The London Indian Film Festival at The Barbican

The London Indian Film Festival at The Barbican

Last Chance Mumbai (Ek Tho Chance) (12*) 19:45 / Acclaimed director Saeed Akhat Mirza explores the lives of modern Mumbai inhabitants over 24 hours in this stupendous Indian film. 17 July 2010 Cinema 1 Monsoon Wedding actor Vijay Raaz leads an impressive cast of characters in this multi-strand ensemble set in the megalopolis of modern […]

Asian film season – music in movies

Asian Film Season: Music in Movies What would movies be without music and songs? How does soundtrack layer and enhance a filmic narrative? How much does a film music reflect its context and culture? What is special about Bollywood song and dance? A special season of film screenings which explore the use of music and […]

Sotheby’s Tagore auction causes controversy in India

Sotheby’s announcement of the sale of a group of exceptionally rare works by the celebrated Bengali artist and poet, Rabindranath Tagore has caused consernation in the Indian government. West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has reputedly sent a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, urging him to stop the auction of rare paintings by the […]

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