Until a couple of years back, when someone talked about Indian shows, they were most likely referring to the Saas-Bahu soap operas that played in Indian households and generated huge TRPs for all television channels. However, with the advent of streaming services like Amazon Prime, Netflix, and Hotstar, India has … Continue Reading
Theatre brings life to words and is an exaggeration of the feelings we express in our day to day life. It is a break from our monotonous schedule. To be able to live another person’s life- the only place where you can let your emotions take over you.
On 23rd … Continue Reading
In a kingdom that has been ravaged by drought for years, a fire sacrifice is being carried out at the palace. But Lord Indra, the custodian of rains, isn’t appeased. ‘Agni Varsha’, a tale from the epic Mahabharata, is based on the play ‘The fire and the rain’ by one … Continue Reading
What would happen if the Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan had to rule modern-day India? Would the rumour of chopped arms still perpetuate or would the Taj Mahal even have been built?
Aaina Dramatics’ main production for this semester brings to you a satirical take on the socio-political issue of widespread … Continue Reading
Documentary filmmaking is often emphasised to be the easiest form of filmmaking since apparently there’s nothing creative about it and it is entirely about showcasing the truth. But the argument that I would like to put forth is that it is, in fact, the most challenging form of filmmaking, for … Continue Reading
Art is the most aesthetic reflection of our emotions. Subtle thoughts that linger in the darkest corners of our subconscious are expressed through it. Our passion helps us nurture the lesser elegant pursuits of life. Theater is but a mere extension of reality, used as a form of entertainment under … Continue Reading
If you said that the stand-up comedy scenario in Manipal was beginning to run a bit stale, we’d be forced to agree with you. 3 & Half Outsiders by Comedy Club Manipal, held on 25th January is a testament to the fact that stand-up wasn’t made for everyone.
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Gone are the days when picking the best television programmes of the year had a unanimous take. With both quality and variety of cinema on the rise, selection of the best shows has now become downright Sisyphean.
While it’s nearly impossible to keep up with all the shows worthy of … Continue Reading
On the 31st of October, all of Manipal adorned themselves in spooky costumes, to celebrate Halloween. In contrast to the eerie atmosphere, comedy-enthusiasts were gathered in Fortune Inn Valley, to watch the Manipal edition of ‘The Other Guys’, a stand-up tour by Karunesh Talwar and Sumit Anand.
Organized by Untied … Continue Reading