The Weekend Artist
April 22, 2017

Robin Sharma: Trust your instincts over your intellect

This past July I was allowed into Nelson Mandela’s prison cell on Robben Island. I’ll never be the same after that profound experience. No bed. Extreme conditions. Spartan surroundings. And yet, he handled his suffering with grace, dignity and bravery You are working on your book- The 5 AM Club. Could you give our readers […]

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March 31, 2017

I am lucky: Deepika Padukone

Piku will go down the history of Indian cinema: Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone tells Pranav Kulkarni Has there been one single life-changing moment/ experience that you feel defines your career so far? I think there have been a couple of those career-changing moments in my career (sic). The first one being Om Shanti Om. I […]

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March 31, 2017

Real and Spontaneous

I never followed a role model during the whole of my artistic development. Instead, it was characteristic traits or certain skills that fascinated me about various artists says ace painter Voka in an interview with The Weekend Artist What is the philosophy behind the term “spontaneous realism” and could you describe the process that made you arrive at […]

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March 31, 2017

Master Stroke

“The way I paint is very emotional. I don’t plan it intellectually too much” — leading international Watercolour artist Alvaro Castagnet tells The Weekend Artist Why watercolours? The spontaneity, it suits my personality, the quickness and the fact that you can take it with you where ever you go. I love travelling, so this is […]

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January 2, 2017 White water rafting in the Ganges

Cliff jump and white water rafting in the Ganges

WHILE starting for Rishikesh on December 30 to spend the New Year’s eve on the banks of the Ganges, I had made a secret resolution: to overcome my fear of height and to an extent, water. But when we checked into Ganga Vatika, the cosy villa located in the Himalayan foothills, the warm host — an […]

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August 18, 2016 What to expect while going for tiger sighting in Ranthambore

What to expect before heading for tiger sighting in Ranthambore

Even before I begin writing this one let me confess— No I did not manage any tiger sighting in Ranthambore, not even a glimpse of the ‘large hearted gentleman with boundless courage’. We went there in winters. Local connections, pleading with the safari operators, numerology — I do not know if there is any one […]

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July 20, 2016 Yami Gautam

I am "not" a Bengali

When Yami Gautam told us she wants to do costume films like Mughal-ae-azam and Jodha Akbar Vicky donor was received very well… I am overwhelmed with the response that I got for the film. People have been walking up to me and complimenting me everywhere I go. Also, critics writing good about your performance and […]

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July 19, 2016 Nana Patekar

Nana Patekar: What Sanjay Dutt did was 'wrong'

  When veteran actor Nana Patekar spoke to Pooja Kulkarni and unveiled his plans for his son Malhar Patekar and said he has no reason to refuse to work with Sunny Leone We see you anchoring some great music stage shows. Any plans of singing? I only listen to music and don’t listen to anybody […]

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