After more than 70 years artist Rustom Siodia’s works were put out on display at a Mumbai gallery. Who was this artist? And why was he so important that he was invited to paint an iconic mural at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. We piece together a ‘forgotten master’s’ story.
We’ve all grown up on the epic tale of a wolf-child raised in the jungle, had its twists and turns tug at our heart strings, and learnt valuable lessons in the magical forest where it is set. Here’s a look at the inspiration behind The Jungle Book and some little-known but pivotal details that went into the making of this timeless classic
Every year, thousands of Indians emigrate to the US to live the American dream. How many know they are following in the footsteps of a Parsi gentleman from Bombay, whose ‘royal lineage’ helped him acquire American citizenship back in 1890?