Culture Couch

The King’s Indian

From Chaturanga to Modern Chess

A Taste Of Mumbai

8 dishes that have become staples in the coastal capital of Maharashtra, India

The Intricacies of Modern Art

A conversation between two lovers is more "art" than some of these pieces could ever be.

Enduring Enigmas: Maharani Gayatri Devi

"In one lifetime, Gayatri Devi lived many, often contrasting, lives."

Notes from Post-Colonial India

Satyajit Ray: life, influences, writings

Live-streaming Lord Ganesha: Of Festivals and Pandemics

Devotees around India adapt to usher in their beloved deity during virus-ridden times.

We Are One: Film Festivals and Pandemics

The transformation of film festivals in the shadow of a pandemic

The Fate of Western Classical Music

From pandemic-borne havoc to systemic problems the industry must overcome