Culture-Vulture

From comics to photos to media and books – Art and Culture is your one stop shop for all things art, media and beyond.

Free Comic Book Weekend

By Kanika Katyal:  Comic Con India, in association with digital publishing hub, Readwhere, is organising a Free Comic Book Weekend where users will have the option of choosing any five ...
twilight

By Pamela Eapen:  Are you looking for an easy way to make that decision? Look no further – the Bechdel Test will fulfil some of the most ardent of your ...
alternate music

By Kabir Sharma: We all love good music and link much of our lives with it. Though the last 10 years have seen too much poor pop music, there have ...
caitlyn jenner vanity fairstaff pick

By Shambhavi Saxena:  Have you ever noticed that if you’re walking your pet and someone exclaims, “Oh, he’s so cute“, correcting them with “it’s a she” means they immediately switch ...
kung fury

By Abhishek Jha:  Wacky just got reinvented. In a crowdfunded half hour movie, David Sandberg does a five-point-palm-exploding-heart on the Eighties’ action movies and kicks ass. A parody of the martial-arts/action/superhero ...
sonakshi sinha dubsmash

By Kanika Katyal:  She can slip into the sleeky Pakhi from Lootera as smoothly as she can plug into a sparky Radhika in Tevar. She’s cool, she’s quirky, she’s funny, ...
body diversity collage

By Shambhavi Saxena:  Not all activities are tailored keeping different body types or bodies in mind – to illustrate, a certain activist outfit I have known did not think to ...
kangana and irrfan

By Sanskriti Pandey: Two stalwarts of Indian cinema only had to sit across each other to effortlessly carry on an engaging tête-â- tête on ‘Bollywood‘ – a word that, interestingly, both ...
friends

By Sumrit Shahi:  So there I was clubbing sober, last Saturday night, sipping on my Red Bull even as the world around me got wasted, one shot at a time. ...
tanuwedsmanu

By Pallavi Ghosh: ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns’ is one rare movie that reverses the traditional order of movies and their sequels. Usually the sequels tend to weaken the plot; are ...
porn

By Sanskriti Pandey: When a certain porn star Kimi Lixx’s son, offers to host his own ‘Ask Me Anything’ session on Reddit, you know things are about to get strange. ...
qutub minar

By Isaac Roque: “Dilli jo ik sheher tha aalam me intekhab rehte the muntakhib hi jahan rozgaar ke Jis ko falak ne loot ke veeran kar diya Hum rehne wale ...
tanu weds manu returns

जावेद अनीस: भारतीयों के लिए सिनेमा मनोरंजन है, जिसके लिए उन्हें कम्प्रोमाइज़ भी करना पड़ता है। तभी तो है और मनोरंजन के नाम पर तर्कहीनता,स्टोरी की जगह स्टार, सेक्स,पागलपन की ...
piku4

By Aditi Saraswat:  Piku celebrates a woman. It celebrates her sense of independence: sexual, emotional or financial, in that order. Piku’s father Bhaskor opines, “marriage without purpose is a low ...
jasleen online harassment

By Sanskriti Pandey:  Taking cue from bold and resolute Prerna, who last week called out her online harasser Raushan Kumar in public to urge a change in how lewd messages ...
kangana ranaut

By Bhanvi Satija:  While travelling in the metro the other day, I spotted a baby and I remember exclaiming to myself how cute she was. Just then, the girl standing ...
indian stereotypes video

By Sanskriti Pandey: With the endless realm of TV series us young lads and lassies can (and do) survive off, cultural exposures are at their peak today. One of the ...
Photo Credit

By Tanvi Pal: I am a budding director and a classical dancer, in short, an artist in the making. While working towards a new script based on the lives of ...
piku

By Kruti Joshi: “Marriage without purpose is low IQ“. This is a quote that stuck with me through my two hour experience of watching ‘Piku‘. The Deepika Padukone-Amitabh Bachchan starrer ...
hannibal

By Gayle Sequeira:  When Thomas Harris first conceived of ‘Red Dragon‘, the first novel in his Hannibal series in 1981, little did he know that he had struck gold. A ...
sansa_stark

By Karthik Shankar:  Spoiler Alert! After Sansa Stark marries Ramsay Bolton, the psychopathic son of Roose Bolton, in a hauntingly beautiful wedding, he takes her up to their chambers and ...
student of the year

By Prerna Grewal:  “Films do well only because of 3 reasons … entertainment, entertainment, entertainment”, says Silk Smitha (Vidya Balan) in The ‘Dirty Picture’. Mainstream Bollywood, embroiled in the demands ...

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