Anannya Sarkar
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Anannya Sarkar

Hard news and culture bug, currently with The Telegraph, Calcutta. | Previously with Mumbai Mirror, The New Indian Express and Times of India. | Bylines also in Firstpost, DNA and The Hoot. | i.anannyasarkar@gmail.com


Cool collab

Belvedere’s Studio B is buzzing with this creative quartet

The Telegraph / April 2019

Pichvai: Making a 400-year-old art form transcend time

Modern interpretations of a 17th Century art form that originated in Udaipur’s Nathdwara where the artists would painstakingly depict stories of Krishna traditionally on cloth and hang it behind the idol of Srinathji

The Telegraph / May 2019

Design Dahlings

Why do Hollywood A-listers, supermodels and pop stars love London based haute couture label Aadnevik? t2oS finds out

The Telegraph / March 2019

Artists anonymous

Inside the world of Guerrilla Girls — an anonymous feminist artist ensemble that has been shaking up the art-world for over three decades

The Telegraph / March 2019

A peek into the mind of Prateek Kuhad

Behind what has perhaps become the biggest rage of the discernible music scene of the country since December 2018 is a 28-year-old bloke looking to write from his heart and make the world listen, the Bollywood shebang included.

The Telegraph / January 2019 / [Jpg , 365 KB]

Picking satirist Andy Zaltzman's brain

Critically acclaimed British satirist, host of the international hit podcast The Bugle, cricket commentator and C broadcaster Andy Zaltzman was at CC&FC last month for a live recording for the Calcutta leg of BBC Radio 4's Empire-ical Evidence, with homeb

The Telegraph / October 2018 / [Jpeg , 264 KB]

Therapy with theatre and stories of survival

What happens when a group of women decide to let go of all the negativity surrounding them and embrace the positive? They tap into their potential and unleash the power to make art.

The Telegraph / March 2018

Iranian artiste Makan Ashgvari’s experiments with sound and words

As an electronic musician, Makan Ashgvari likes to weave his surroundings into his creative work, like the sound of trucks lumbering on the roads of Tehran where he lives. As an artiste, Makan refuses to be compartmentalised, and to help more such indepen

The Telegraph / June 2018

A tryst with Mr. Twinkletoes — Stefano Fardelli

When we met Italian dancer Stefano Fardelli, he had just walked into The Doodle Room in Hazra with the swagger of a fashion model dressed in all black, his affability belying the fact that he had just been fleeced by a local cabbie on a trip to the Victor

The Telegraph / June 2018

Experimenter sets up a second home

Tucked away in a quiet south Calcutta bylane, Experimenter's second home opens doors with "I Wish To Let You Fall Out Of My Hand -- II"

The Telegraph / March 2018

Made in Calcutta

A city brand's quest to change the world, one bag at a time

The Telegraph / July 2017

Home is where...

I am comfortable with the idea of home being a fluid concept, which you carry around wherever you go — Kamila Shamsie turns the page with t2

The Telegraph / August 2017

Call me Humbert Humbert

In 1955, Parisians were taken aback by a novel so crude in its subject and so offensive in its content but so utterly beautiful in its wordplay that their curiosity alone propelled the novel to fame.

The New Indian Express / April 2017

The most ’umble Uriah Heep

As ironic as it sounds, Dickens’ malevolent character is well-loved in literature

The New Indian Express / March 2017

Holly’s search for freedom & home

Capote’s ‘heroine’ inspired women of the time but he gives no hint whether she finds what she is looking for

The New Indian Express / March 2016

Man-up Men!

It’s ridiculous that even after 106 years of the strike by the Ladies Worker’s Garment’s Union in America, we still have the need to commemorate Women’s Day as a reminder that we need our rights.

The New Indian Express / March 2015

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