Posts tagged ‘Indian Cinema’

October 15, 2013

Fossils, Bolly-Punk & Lagoons…Must Be Fashion Week

Fashion Becomes Fossilised

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WIFW Designer: Nachiket Barve

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WIFW Designer: Nachiket Barve

Old is the new New but not upcycled vintage … Indian designer Nachiket Barve was inspired by fossils and the balance between the preservation of fragile and strong forms.  The soft colour palette included oat and dusty rose: all shades that suit most skin tones. Dyeing techniques were experimented with

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December 5, 2011

The Guide is Gone

On Sunday morning, India and South Asians around the world awoke with the sad news that Dev Anand passed away.  The 88 year-old superstar and icon was in London on a trip to launch a season celebrating his career in Indian cinema with Channel 4.

Although I was not a huge fan and must confess

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June 30, 2011

Something For The Weekend

The London Indian Film Festival is in its second year and kicks off from today until 12 July. There will be a showcase of apparently independent Indian cinema, however, the event is beginning with a movie starring Amir Khan’s nephew – pretty conventional: family connection = starring movie role.

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March 22, 2011

Meet An Oscar Winning Costume Designer

On Friday 25 March, The Nehru Centre is hosting a Q & A with Bhanu Athaiya –

Indian cinema’s most well-regarded costume designer,

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