What happens when a play is based on the sensitive subject of homosexuality in India and the narrative is seen through the lens of a gay teacher? And what happens when the protagonist's fantastic performance can't salvage a tale that ironically ends up as another stereotypical narrative?
Two theatre productions from India will be staged for the first time in a week-long theatre festival in the Balkan nation of Slovenia.
The heritage bungalow in south Mumbai where author and Nobel laureate Rudyard Kipling was born will be converted into a tourist attraction by the Maharashtra government, a minister has said.
An Indian-origin author attacked in South Africa for praising the controversial writer Salman Rushdie said on Monday that the incident left her traumatised and needing psychiatric help, according to media reports.
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Poet-diplomat Abhay K. has been appointed the new director of the Nehru Centre, London.
Indian filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra's maiden Hollywood venture "Broken Horses" will release as a novel in India, Britain and the US, a spokesperson has said.
Indian-American writer Akhil Sharma has won the second annual Folio prize for fiction for a novel which charts an emigrant family's heart-wrenching search for the "American dream", said a media report.
People in four Indonesian cities were treated to a mix of Sufi and Punjabi folk music as part of the ongoing Festival of India 2015.