Featured / Interview
Besides scenic terrains, Shimla is a home to many talented people tapping their creative potential. Siddharth Chauhan, Shimla-based emerging filmmaker, is one skilled person who’s moving confidently in the direction of his dreams. His latest short film ‘Pashi’ has become the talk of the town since it has made it to the Oscar qualifying festival – i.e. Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) to be...
Artists / Featured / Interview / Music
Being an independent artist is a huge challenge in Indian music industry, as it revolves around Bollywood. So, it can be really hard to create a fan base without a strong label promoting you. But there are prolific musicians like Shubhank Sharma, who are making impressive music on their own terms despite all the challenges.
Featured / Instruments / Interview
While most dreams die a silent death in our country, we seldom come across someone who dares to choose their passion over career, following the path with no footprints to guide them. Yaman Sharma, founder of Cathode Guitars and Basses, is someone who has found a balance between work and passion. Making dead wood breathe again, Cathode’s each guitar is handcrafted with great finesse guaranteeing...
Featured / Offbeat
Have you ever dreamed of living in an igloo? What if we say you now have a chance to experience that right here in India? Yes, you read that right. Located in Hamta Valley in Manali, Himachal Pradesh, the Manali Igloo Stay is a brainchild of winter-sport specialists Vikas Kumar and Tashi Dorje. Taking their hobby of building forts to next level, the duo has...
Featured / Offbeat
While most of us use Facebook to make our presence felt, stay connected with friends and make new friends, the famous Bengali singer named Silajit Majumder is using this online platform to demand ₹500 for accepting friend requests. Not only that but the friend request comes with an expiry of two months and after that, you have to pay again to stay connected. But why...
Featured / Videos
We often talk about development, women empowerment, and equality, but still, keeping hear a lot about racism and skin colour bias. Sadly, in major parts of India (even in the so-called advanced cities) people are obsessed with light skin and tend to shun the ones with dark skin, especially with regards to women. Directed by Akshay Singh, Pinky Beauty Parlour is a film that brings...
Artists / Featured / Videos
Nowadays, we hear a lot of songs about emotional downpours, betrayal, and so many other cliche themes. But then comes that one song that makes you say, “So true!” BAWRA by Nalayak The Band is the song with truly relatable lyrics for all that life may bring you. The Chandigarh-based Indie rock band is making waves with this amazing track that’s grabbing audiences by the...
Featured / Offbeat
You may have heard or even seen some incidents, where animals have gone to great lengths to save a human life. Owing to such incident, here’s a heart-touching story of Sarah Varley, a 28-year-old rape survivor, who was on the verge of death. But life had something wonderful in store for her in form of a wolf pack that literally brought her back to life....
Art / Featured
Wondering what to do with the old CDs that are stuffed in your drawer or cabinet? You can turn them into incredible animal sculptures – only if you’re as talented as Australian artist Sean Avery. Instead of throwing the old CDs away, this creative sculptor shatters them to create shimmering masterpieces.
Art / Artists / DIY / Featured
After enjoying our favourite beverages, we usually toss paper cups into a garbage bin. But Kolkata-based 23-year-old artist, Joyeeta Bose, look at them as unique canvases to display her creativity. Her artwork is a contrast of creating something of great detail on an object that’s so disposable and valueless. And, this makes her creations even more fascinating.