O Henry In Indian Cinema

Pankaj Sachdeva on how the American story teller shaped Bollywood William Sydney Porter was an American short-story writer. He is better known by his pen name O. Henry. His stories touch an array of themes, su... Read More...

Portraits of Indian Gorkhas

Manish Sharma, tries to connect with and decipher his Nepalese roots by photographing people from the same cultural background as him. Right now; I oscillate, From one point to another. Swirling and flowing... Read More...

Band Pick: Zephyrtone

sbcltr caught up with the Songdew artists teen house music producers Zephyr and Sayan Their new song, Only You has been viewed 2.7 million times since it was released this month. In a world dominated by techno... Read More...

Mumbai On Screen: A Retrospective

Pranav Joshi on how the Visual Fabric of Urban Life in Bollywood has evolved with the city When films were first shown at Bombay’s erstwhile Watson Hotel on 7th July 1896, they contained soundless recordin... Read More...

An Art Gallery In the Woods

Rohini Kejriwal captures the essence of the open-air exhibition in Gunehar, Himachal Pradesh Last month, the woods between Bir and Billing, Himachal Pradesh were converted into a makeshift art gallery IN THE W... Read More...

How PK Nair Archived Bollywood

The archivist put together the broken pieces of India’s first feature film and saved it and the country’s cinematic heritage from imminent oblivion and shame, writes Ragesh Dipu A soft voice echoes through... Read More...

The Desi Queen of American Hip Hop

Neha Pant on the Indian-American musician who often blends her Indian roots perfectly into hip-hop There is no stopping a woman who is unafraid to be herself and no one knows this better than 31-year-old, Svet... Read More...

The Beatles, Sgt Peppers In Covers

This sbcltr list brings its own essence to the legendary music Beatles are unarguably one of the most covered acts of all time and Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, the most covered album. From Joe Cocker ... Read More...