Ayesha Tabassum


A true-blue South Bengalurean, Ayesha is the ooru girl who loves her morning workout at Lalbagh and follows this with butter masala dosa breakfast at Vidyarthi Bhavan. She writes about fitness, theatre (she always wanted to be on stage), cinema, books and art. An ailurophile and a hardcore Bollywood fan she mimics her three cats and well-known actors/singers.

Brenock O’Connor and Ronke Adekoluejo of Alex Rider on their characters and representation on the show

In Season 2 (which is based on the book, Eagle Strike), Alex unknowingly gets involved in the investigation of an attack on a journalist, when he befriends the latter’s daughter

03 Dec 2021

Adishakti’s latest production Bhoomi, a musical, tackles the subject of sexual assault

The play was originally written in Malayalam as Bhoomirakshasam by writer Sarah Joseph

03 Dec 2021

Lara Dutta breaks the stereotypes of being a single mother in her latest show Hiccups & Hookups

Lara plays the role of a single mother who signs up on a dating app, after her brother coaxes her to do so

26 Nov 2021

Dante Beyond Borders is inspired by the Italian poet's magnum opus, Divine Comedy

It is an experimental theatre and dance performance

26 Nov 2021

Kaalpadukal, a new virtual art show, captures the emotions and stark realities of migrants’ lives

The show features digital art by 17 artists from across the world, including India

18 Nov 2021

Vicky Kaushal talks about playing Udham Singh, and why New York and Varanasi are his favourite cities

Now that borders are gradually opening up, we chat with the Bollywood actor about where work has taken him and why he loves travelling

04 Nov 2021

Phantasmagoria, a new art show, features works by artists who explore the idea of reality in the age of simulation

Curated by Bhavna Kakar, art historian and founder of the gallery, the show is an explosion of colours

04 Nov 2021

Halloween special: Hollywood screenwriter Evan Spiliotopoulus, talks about his debut directorial venture — horror film The Unholy

The Unholy isn’t just a horror story, it also explores the subject of fake news

28 Oct 2021

'As actors, we are always looking to try something new; that's why we are insane,' says Kate Beckinsale who is back with Guilty Party

She talks about her character’s idiosyncrasies, how similar she is to Beth, and working with a strong crew of women

28 Oct 2021

Shoojit Sircar: 'Udham Singh was a globetrotter in the truest sense'

The filmmaker talks about his latest movie, how he was intrigued by the real-life hero Udham Singh, and the challenges of filming the movie in cold weather

16 Oct 2021

Ahead of the UFC Fight Night Heavyweight championship, Andrei Arlovski tells his fans what to expect

Andrei also shares that he is reading a book about India and is keen to visit the Taj Mahal someday

16 Oct 2021

Festive season special: 7 hampers that are perfect as Dussera or Diwali gifts

These luxe festive hampers promise Indian mithai, dry fruits, champagne, gourmet chocolates and more

13 Oct 2021

This Indian film festival is showcasing documentaries on environment and sustainability from 33 countries

 All Living Things Environmental Film Festival showcases films like Moti Bagh, Ophir and A Viral Spiral 

12 Oct 2021

The Good Doctor Season 5 is streaming now; Christina Chang who plays Dr Lim tells us more about what to expect

The big surprise is the reintroduction of Dr Mateo Rendon Osma played by Mexican actor Osvaldo Benavides who is cast opposite Christina

08 Oct 2021

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