Artists

Aasif Mandavi

Aasif Mandvi on the Legacy of Race in America

Read the excerpt below on Seema Kumar's interview with Aasif Mandvi. Check out the April magazine issue for the full interview.  Aasif Mandavi Actor and comedian Aasif Mandvi is a square peg…
Kamakshi Khanna

Singer Kamakshi Khanna’s Ode to Self-Love in New Single

“Qareeb,” Kamakshi Khanna’s first-ever attempt at writing a Hindi single, is a celebration of self-love for any woman experiencing romance or heartbreak. In an inventive, stop-motion music video that gained nearly 8,000…

Tapati Lahiri

In Memoriam: Tapati Lahiri

Tapati Lahiri Tapati Lahiri died peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family, on April 2, 2021. A former educator in the South Kingstown School Department and a cherished member of the…

Shazia Sikander thinks of Creativity as a Code to Live

While growing up as an introverted child, Pakistani-American artist Shazia Sikander fell back on drawing as a refuge at times she felt too shy to speak. For Sikander, art was a thinking…

chavi sodhani music

The Voice That Makes You Love Music all Over Again

Her first single, “Banna Re” crossed over 12 million streams on JioSaavn alone. A singer, song writer, lyricist, music producer and poet- Chhavi Sodhani is no ordinary musician. Whether as an independent…

A Life Well Lived: Singer Asha Bhosle

As a child, Asha Bhosle used to sing the songs she learnt from her father Pandit Deenanath Mangeshkar in the loudest voice possible. When her sister Lata Mangeshkar asked Asha why she…

TK Sarasvathy painting of Dosa and Sambar

Nourishing the Soul

One of the most appealing things about food is the way it looks. Great food is just as much a visual experience as a physical one. And even something that tastes bad…

Putting Trini Culture on Canvas

Trinidad-born immigrant Indra Persad Milowe, a recently retired nurse of 45 years, works on her art in Salem, Massachusetts, specifically on a series of paintings inspired by her memories of life in…

Spreading Roots to Grow

Photographer Rashmi Gill helps to capture moments that never come back. Born in London, Gill’s branches span several continents.