Dr. Atamjit Singh is a renowned Punjabi playwright, who has been writing and directing plays for over 40 years. He is a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi award, however he returned it in 2015. His plays tackle a variety of social issues and are heavily rooted in the history of Punjab and its people. We had the oppurtunity to speak to him at MILAP this year.
The MIT Post had the opportunity to exchange views with prominent Tibetan writer and activist Tenzin Tsundue, during his visit to Manipal as a panelist for MILAP 2018. Read on for more.
The MIT Post had the opportunity to speak to Mr. Sandesh Bhandare, a freelance photographer and photojournalist who has contributed to various magazines and newspapers such as Hindustan Times, Outlook Traveller, and Heritage India. His work has been exhibited at major galleries in India and abroad. Read on for more.
New to the scene yet making waves in the university circuit already, the only trends Shorthand wants to ride are the ones they set. The MIT Post got the chance to have a chat with them about their music, plans for the future, and more.
Among allegations of sexism, a seemingly unmoving umpire, and arguments breaking out on court, a very important part of the US Open didn’t get the credit it deserved. Here’s a look at how this three-fold chain of events unfurled.
6th of September, a day that would go down in history as the day that freedom to love was declared a fundamental right in India, was celebrated by the members of Ada dramatics through ‘Chakravyuh’, a street play they performed in TMA Pai Hall as well as the Student Plaza of MIT. The play centred around the themes of social issues that we face today and compared them to incidents from our mythological epics to take inspiration from them.
The second edition of MILAP, the literary fest of MAHE kicked off with an inauguration ceremony on 6th September at KMC, Manipal. The panel of chief guests included esteemed personalities such as Dr Atamjit Singh and Professor HS Shivaprakash. Each day of MILAP was concluded with a play, written and directed by some of the talented resource persons on the panel this year. Read on to find out more.
At the KMC Editorial Board’s Festival of Ideas, The MIT Post interviewed Nandini Varma and Shantanu Anand, the founders of the Airplane Poetry Movement.
Animesh Garg, a third-year student from the School of Communication, is a genius in filmmaking with works shown at the Cannes Film Festival at such a young age. ADA Dramatics in association with MILAP gave a platform for all the enthusiasts to interact with the man himself.
Aaina Dramatics’ electrifying street play featured an impish Narad Muni, stressed-out college students, and of course, the villainous media. Read on to find out more about ‘Media Par Var-Aaj Ka Samachar’.