Category: Culture

Film Review: Ranjan Ghosh’s Ahaa Re (The Two Lovers, 2019)

By LALIT MOHAN JOSHI India’s new generation filmmaker Ranjan Ghosh, seems to have arrived with his third Bengali feature ‘Ahaa Re’ (The Two Lovers, 2019), an unusual love story that revolves around food as a unifier. The title is a wacky play of the Sanskrit/Hindi/Bengali word ‘Ahaar’ meaning food. The film has been continuously doing…

Confluence November 2018 Issue

Confluence Nov 2018 issue Please click the link to save the latest issue on your PC Dear Readers, I am sure many of you have been long waiting for the arrival of this last issue of the year and I am really pleased to be able to release this issue now despite all the hurdles we…

Confluence May 2018 issue

  Confluence May 2018 issue I am pleased to release this issue, even though it is a little late this time. At the time of publishing this issue, some good things are happening in the world. Summer has finally arrived. A much-awaited intercultural royal wedding is certainly another example. It has been a painful process…

BEING ASIAN

By Kevin Shen Special Relationship Productions in association with Anita Creed Productions presents,  THERE OR HERE: written by Jennifer Maisel and directed by Vik Sivalingam When my producing partner and I set out to produce our next play, we weren’t expecting that it would bring us to India – well, not us exactly, but the characters…

THE ENIGMA OF ENGLISH

By Reginald Massey Today English is the only truly global language. It is in fact an interplanetary language; the first man on the moon spoke to his fellow Earthlings in English. Hence we must take serious note of what men such as the philosopher Radhakrishnan and the statesman Rajagopalachari told us. They believed that English…

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