A tribute to India’s literary icon on his 150th birth anniversary.
Is Indian sexual vitality losing out to Western concepts?
There’s a clear divide in the Indian music world between film and non-film music. With their huge budget, films are growing ever bigger. The blend of pop, rap and Sufi music in Indian film songs has doomed the independent music genre.
Hindu culture embraced eroticism and sex as an essential ingredient and institutionalized it in the four exalted goals of Hindu life.
Very few Indians have actually read the Kamasutra, which is boringly pedantic and — shockingly to many — did not contain pictures in the original.
Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, one of the world’s foremost players of the sarod, reflects on business and art.
The consternation over M.F. Husain’s acceptance of Qatari citizenship has rekindled debate on artistic freedom and responsibility in India.
The Chatwals, long very visibly tied to the Ava Lounge, deny any association after the bar is sued.
A soap opera has Brazilians abuzz about India.
Mohammad Salim is so enamored with his bioscope that he sails by life oblivious to the grievances he could pick with it.
An intimate, anecdotal look at the life and times of India’s most controversial woman writer.
An Indian American’s take on the Michael Jackson phenomenon that swept America — and the world at large — off its feet for more than a decade.
Life can be cruel for celebrated slum children after the music stops.
Indie filmmakers turn to innovative promotional tools on the Web to market low budget movies.
2008 seems destined to go down as one of the most cataclysmic years to rock the world, with perhaps the worst financial crisis in a half-century. Considering that economists seem totally out of their elements and are seeing stars, Little India thought why not turn to those who make their living reading the stars.
"Lately we've seen so many mediocre works drum up immense publicity simply on the strength of the origin of the artist."
The Love Guru (2008), directed by Marco Schnabel, disgraced by Mike Myers and made famous by Rajan Zed