Sunday Long Reads: The success of South Indian films, learning to be comfortable in one’s own skin, Abhay K’s ode to nature, and more

Is the success of recent films from the south teaching Bollywood a lesson or two in positioning and storytelling? “Movies from the south are gold at the box office”. “Bollywood has forgotten how to make movies.” These two statements have been tossed out so frequently during the last six months, that even hardened sceptics have … Read more

The Sunday Profile: General Manoj Pande, the right man at the right place

Around eight years ago, when he was Brigadier, Manoj Pande was posted in the headquarters of the Eastern Command as the Brigadier General Staff (Operations), one of the most important positions there. His immediate boss was the late General Bipin Rawat, who was the Major General General Staff. Rawat’s boss at that time was General … Read more