In the world of theatre, turning thoughts into words and staging them for everyone to see is no easy feat. Mahesh Dattani, an award-winning playwright and director, has established an immensely successful career doing this. The MIT Post had the chance to converse him during m.i.l.ap. 2019 and perceive his ideas on theatre and drama.
The MIT Post had a chance to sit down with Maithreyi Karnoor at m.i.l.a.p 2019 for a candid conversation about translation, fiction, and her passion for language.
Keeping in mind the enormous student population that aspires to continue their higher education abroad, MAHE hosted a talk on 20th August by the U.S. vice-consul to India, Ms Michele Giovia. Following the talk, The MIT Post spoke with her about the various avenues of studying and working in the U.S.
It is said that a magician never reveals his secrets. However, we at The MIT Post were fortunate enough to get a chance to speak with Mr Shankar Junior, a renowned illusionist who was in MIT to speak at the Illumine Talks, organised by the Lions Club of Manipal and the Rotaract Club of Manipal.
Jayant Mammen Mathew, the Executive Editor of the Malayala Manorama, one of India’s most-read publications, and an MIT alumnus was recently elected to the prestigious position of the President of the Indian Newspaper Society, the apex body of Indian publication. The MIT Post had the opportunity to interview him on his wealth of experience as a prominent journalist.
Aaron Friedland answers questions and talks about his initiative, The Walking School Bus, explaining the reasons behind this project along with its importance and some of the difficulties faced while implenting it.
Vipul Goyal, the comedian made famous by TVF’s Humorously Yours, performed in Manipal on 1st March at a show organised by the Cultural Coordination Committee, MAHE. After his immensely entertaining show, The Post had the opportunity to talk to him about his experiences as an engineer-turned-comedian.
Chhaya Dabas is the founder of ‘Baatein’, a writing platform for poets and artists that has come a long way since its inception on Instagram. Also a cancer survivor, she talks about using writing as a form of self-expression, a distraction from pain, and as a reflection of her understanding of the world.
Megha Bhatia is the founder of Our Voix, a youth-run organisation that aims to prevent child sexual abuse. We, at The MIT Post, had the opportunity to speak with her about Our Voix and her experiences at the organisation. Catch her at TEDxManipal on 24th February 2019.
In one of India’s most cut-throat film industries, Nag Ashwin, an alumnus of Manipal’s School of Communication, has successfully managed to carve out a niche for himself. With two resoundingly successful films under his belt, the Telugu writer-director sat down with us to talk about his journey as a filmmaker and what the future of this industry holds.