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.
“While I was in the wheelchair, I realised that you can’t take even simple things, like running, for granted.” Sakshi Maheshwari, a final year KMC student, battled against all odds after she met with a serious road accident. In an interview with The MIT Post, she talks about her love for marathon running and the power of positive thinking.
One of the most important student bodies in MIT, the Student Council is an example of indirect democracy in action. These elected individuals form the link between the student populace and the authorities. In this article, the members of the Council share their motivations for running for office and their agenda for the coming year.
The MIT Post recently got the chance to chat with Mrs Seemantini Khot, a social worker who has guided many communities to a brighter future. Through her knowledge and skills, she had helped people become self-sufficient by enabling them to make the most of the resources available to them.
Aishwarya Shetty decided to veer off the beaten path when she became a teacher after completing her engineering degree. An MIT alumnus, she taught in an orthodox Muslim neighbourhood as a Teach For India Fellow. In an interview with The Post, she shared her thoughts on her experience as a teacher and some of the issues plaguing the Indian education sector.
Bryden and Parth are no strangers to rubbing shoulders with the likes of Aditya Chopra and Raghu Dixit during the course of a regular work day. The Post had the opportunity to converse with them about learning the ropes of the Bollywood music industry, rising to YouTube stardom in this day and age, and much more.
The MIT Post had a chance to sit down with Deepa Ganesh, Deputy Editor of the Hindu, who had been in town while speaking in MILAP 2018. Read on about her journey through translating works of some of the most renowned figures in Kannada literature.
Kavi Kale is a monochromatic art form that was hugely prevalent in the coastal regions of the nation but has been sidelined with the advent of modern contemporary styles as well as the constant temple renovations. Mrs Veena Srinivas has been practising and holding exhibitions in this particular art form in a bid to revive interest and awareness towards this rapidly declining cultural heritage. Read on for our interview with her when she came to Manipal as a panelist for MILAP 2018.
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.