KASHISH – A Queer Film Festival

Burnt Money de Marcelo Pineyro

Kashish is a queer film festival prevalent in Mumbai since 2010. After the historic judgement given by Delhi High Court on legalisation of homosexuality in India, Kashish presented the queer world to Indians through the medium of movies. It is the first Indian queer film festival to be held in mainstream theaters and to have received the […]

Hip Hop Workshop with Miguel Nosibor


Soft-spoken and unassuming, Miguel Nosibor – devoted husband and father of two teenage sons, doesn’t seem like your typical hip hop dancer. However, the 45 year old who hails from Aubagne near Marseilles has been dancing since the age of 14 and belongs to the first generation of French hip hop performers, and his skill […]

Urban Culture and HipHop

Urban Culture Project Mumbai

The following two weeks will feature two important gigs of urban culture in Mumbai and Bangalore. The Alliance Française de Bombay is taking part in the organization of Urban Culture Project with the graffiti artist Rock, whereas the Alliance Française de Bangalore is organizing a workshop with the hip hop dancer Miguel Nosibor. It is the […]

Arrêt sur image – Miguel Nosibor

En phase

Le chorégraphe de la Compagnie En Phase, Miguel Nosibor, sera en Inde au mois de mai 2012 pour présenter son solo – Temps d’arrêt – dans quatre villes. L’occasion pour tous de découvrir ce danseur comptant parmi les pionniers de la danse hip hop en France. Parcours de l’artiste.  Miguel Nosibor a été influencé par la cultissime […]

Pas de deux in Mumbai


Miguel Nosibor and Astad Deboo, two famous contemporary dancers and pioneers each in their own fields will meet for an unique Franco-Indian improvisation. On 3rd May 2012, these two artists will showcase their creation at Prithvi Theatre, Mumbai, which is hosting this event in partnership with Alliance Francaise de Bombay. Astad Deboo has been the face of […]

There is more than meet the eye


Young students of two international schools join hands to organize an eye camp to screen eye defects in a local down market area of Indore. A few weeks ago, the Malwa Mill area was the centre of a lot of activity. People from Malwa mill area, Musakhedi and Patnipura descended in huge numbers towards the Malwa mill in Indore. Indeed, the local residents […]

Un nouveau centre à Mumbai

Centre de Santacruz

 Le 20 mars 2012, à l’occasion de la journée de la Francophonie, l’Alliance Française de Bombay a inauguré  son neuvième centre d’enseignement de la langue et de la culture françaises. Depuis 1938 à Mumbai, l’Alliance Française s’est  développée au fil des ans à l’unisson de la ville et de sa population. Fidèle à cette politique, l’Alliance Française […]

Under Kontrol en tournée en Inde

Under Kontrol lr

Under Kontrol, groupe de human beatbox français, sera en tournée en Inde au mois de mars. L’occasion de découvrir ce groupe atypique composé de quatre beatboxers talentueux : Micflow, Mister Lips,Tiko et Faya Braz. Under Kontrol Formé en 2007 Under Kontrol s’est déjà démarqué dans les plus grandes compétitions. En 2008, le groupe remporte le championnat de France de beatbox tenu à Montpellier, ce qui lui permet d’être […]

Kalki, a French touch in Indian cinema


She is more Indian than French but her intercultural roots adds a vibrant and fresh take to her work. Meet Kalki Koechlin. You might have seen her chatting up clients in Tamil and French in her very prized and colorful brothel room of Paharganj.That was when she played a very contemporary Chandramukhi in Anurag Kayshaps’ […]

Mumbai’s own Animé Night on Art Thursdays


South Mumbai has been experiencing a cultural revival this past year and as part of this move, a number of art galleries in the Art District have agreed to remain open late on Thursdays. The idea is similar in spirit to the European concept of a “Night of Museums” wherein museums across the city are […]


Directeur de publication : Délégation Générale de la Fondation Alliance Française en Inde et au Népal

Rédacteur en chef : Laurent Elisio Bordier

Rédacteur/Coordinateur national : Siddharth Bhatt

Rédacteurs, contributeurs : Guillaume, Abhirami, Alexandre, Chintan, Cléa, David, Eleonore, Elie, Kanika, Karine, Nita, Thomas, Malvika, Marie-Joëlle, Meera, Mayuri, Mitushi, Alice, Prutha, Romain, Ritika, Manas, Supriya ...