Revered rituals carry on…

Finally, the duet between Hindustani and Carnatic music (a popular trend here now) brought Santoor virtuoso Tarun Bhattacharya and celebrated violinist Mysore Manjunath together on stage.

Montage mastery: Eisenstein and the cut above the rest

Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein, born on 23 January 1898, in Riga, Latvia, was a pioneering force in the realm of cinema, forever altering the landscape with his visionary approach to filmmaking. In his formative years, Eisenstein’s childhood, shaped by the stern influence of both his father and Joseph Stalin, steered him towards seeking solace in artistic pursuits. Early on, he found refuge in creating drawings that depicted a utopian world and reflected his fascination with the circus.