Samarth Goyal writes on Hollywood and music, for the daily Entertainment and Lifestyle supplement, HT City.
Articles by Samarth Goyal
Women’s Day 2023 Sufiya Sufi: When I run, I’m transported to another place
Guinness Book of World Records holder Sufiya Sufi Runner talks about breaking her own record in a marathon in Qatar, and inspiring people with her passion and positive mindset. She continues to strive and achieve new milestones in long-distance running.
Published on Mar 04, 2023 06:45 PM IST
BySamarth Goyal, New Delhi
Celebrating 20 glorious years of empowering visually impaired
After a successful past year, city-based NGO Saksham hopes to continue driving change and uplifting the community via digital education, assistive technology as well as social media accessibility initiatives
Published on Feb 14, 2023 01:29 PM IST
When Delhi felt the ‘Divine’ intervention!
Popular rapper Divine stunned a crowd of nearly 10,000 fans in Delhi's JLN stadium with a dynamic and high-energy performance, featuring hit tracks such as Baazigar, Kohinoor, and Kaam 25.
Published on Feb 12, 2023 07:05 PM IST
BySamarth Goyal, Delhi
Divine: Delhi is one of my favourite cities to perform live!
Mumbai based rapper Divine talks about his last album, Gunehgar, addressing social issues like hunger and poverty through his music, the positive impact his music has had on fans and how the upcoming concert in Delhi will be full of surprises for Divine’s devoted fanbase
Published on Feb 07, 2023 06:02 PM IST
Narrating stories, one song at a time
Actor-singer Taaruk Raina talks about how he draws inspiration from a diverse range of artists, and is determined to bring his unique style and stories to the masses
Published on Feb 06, 2023 01:13 PM IST
Too good to be true: Delhi-based band Bloodywood on mainstreaming folk metal
With upcoming performances at some of the most popular music festivals such as Download and Sonic Temple, the Delhi-based folk-metal band, Bloodywood, talks about defying all genre boundaries to create head-crushing music, along with their socially conscious lyrics that leave a lasting impression
Updated on Feb 06, 2023 12:45 PM IST
Had tears in my eyes, glad I could do something for India: Gaurav Taneja
YouTuber Gaurav Taneja, who has scripted history by creating the largest map of India in the sky, talks about his feat and the challenges he braved en route
Published on Feb 02, 2023 02:24 PM IST
Influencers react to Government's new disclosure rules
Social media influencers in India talk about the recent government order mandating them to disclose all material interests, such as gifts and discounts, when endorsing products or services, reflecting on the impact it might have on their content creation and credibility
Published on Jan 27, 2023 04:11 PM IST
'I knew about the MBE but couldn’t share for 10 days!’
Popular chef, Vineet Bhatia, talks to us after it was announced that he will be honoured with the prestigious MBE (Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire), which will be handed to him by King Charles II, soon.
Published on Jan 17, 2023 01:21 PM IST
Representing Odisha is the most important thing: Lisa Mishra on her performance at the Hockey World Cup
Singer-songwriter Lisa Mishra talks about her performance at the upcoming Hockey World Cup in Odisha
Updated on Jan 12, 2023 03:15 PM IST
Background score of our films is on a par with Hollywood movies: Nakul Abhyankar
Singer-composer Nakul Abhyankar talks about working on multiple projects across different languages, working with AR Rahman and Mani Ratnam for PS1 and creating soundscapes that would music producers in Hollywood envious
Published on Jan 11, 2023 03:01 PM IST
‘It killed us to think they are out in the open’
Singer Mohit Chauhan has set up 120 bori beds for stray dogs in Delhi to help them get some respite from harsh winters
Updated on Jan 10, 2023 02:01 PM IST
Artistes are now being taken seriously in all formats: Curtain Blue
Delhi based artiste Abhishek Bhatia aKa Curtain Blue, who has been an independent artiste for nearly two decades, talks about the evolution of the indie space and it empowered several artistes to focus on creating soundscapes instead of following trends.
Updated on Dec 24, 2022 11:25 AM IST
Imagine Dragons, The Strokes and AP Dhillon to headline Lollapalooza India
A couple of months after we reported that Imagine Dragons, The Strokes etc were rumoured to headline the maiden edition of Lollapalooza Music festival in India, the organisers have confirmed that the two acts along with other big names such as American rock band Cigarettes after sex and Canadian-Indian hip hop star AP Dhillon will also headline the music festival.
Published on Nov 03, 2022 12:28 PM IST
No amount of rain could spoil the Unwind party!
From high-octane gigs to scrumptious food and culinary classes by the best in the business, day 2 of HT City Unwind proved to be bigger and better
Published on Oct 19, 2022 03:32 PM IST
Music, masti and mouth-watering food! Unwinding in style
The first day of HT City Unwind, India’s biggest food and music festival, was everything it promised, and more!
Updated on Oct 19, 2022 03:27 PM IST
Rewind to unwind! How HT City Unwind became India’s biggest food and music festival
High-octane gigs and finger-lickin’ delicacies, HT City Unwind proved to be India’s biggest food and music festival. Have a dekko at all that ensued!
Updated on Oct 19, 2022 12:44 PM IST
Gajendra Verma says collaboration with Flipsyde was possible only because of the Internet
Singer songwriter Gajendra Verma and American rock/hipho group Flipsyde’s member Dave Lopez talk about their recent collaboration and insist that they could work together only because of the Internet and a few common friends
Updated on Oct 19, 2022 12:34 PM IST
#MeToo: Bollywood vs Hollywood
In light of #MeToo accused Sajid Khan’s reality show stint, we explore the contrasting nature of how sexual misconduct allegations are dealt with in India and the West
Published on Oct 08, 2022 09:36 PM IST
Come Unwind at the biggest food and music festival!
HT City Unwind, a three-day food and music festival is being held from October 07-09 in association with HT Cityfoodies — HT City’s dedicated food handle on Instagram
Published on Oct 05, 2022 06:04 PM IST
Delhi getting ready to Unwind at the biggest food and music festival!
With high-octane live performances from renowned artists and a spread of culinary delights, the first ever edition of HT City Unwind will be one of the biggest food and music festival in the country!
Published on Sep 30, 2022 12:13 PM IST
Falguni Pathak on Neha Kakkar: Jab khud pe guzarti hai tab pata chalta hai
Falguni Pathak talks about her recent Instagram posts, where she shared fans’ reaction dissing Neha Kakkar, who sang the recreated version of Pathak’s hit Maine Payal Hai Chhankayi, and says while she is not averse to the idea of recreations she feels there has to be a heart and soul behind them
Updated on Sep 26, 2022 03:24 AM IST
Your three-day hall pass to Unwind is here!
MobiKwik presents HT City Unwind promises to be one of India’s biggest food and music fests, featuring high-octane performances and a spread of culinary delights!
Updated on Sep 24, 2022 12:46 PM IST
Ritviz sees trolls as ‘ultimate compliment’
Electronica musician Ritviz talks about dealing with trolls with empathy, working in the independent space and the reason behind his decision to release his debut album after 6 years.
Updated on Sep 17, 2022 06:45 PM IST
Armaan Malik: You need to trust yourself enough
Singer songwriter Armaan Malik, in a candid conversation, opens up about how his non-film music is a reflection of his personality and seemingly confesses he is dating Aashna Shroff, just days after we reported about the same.
Published on Sep 12, 2022 05:44 PM IST
Queer, live-in couples laud SC ruling on social welfare
After the Supreme Court of India passed a judgement , ruling that queer couples, unmarried partners also entitled to social welfare benefits, celebrities and live-in couples talk about their reaction this judgement
Updated on Sep 01, 2022 04:59 PM IST
Indie artist Vineet Singh Hukkmani on his record breaking spree: I am grateful
Delhi based musician Vineet Singh Hukkmani’s recent single, Dee Da Da Da, has become the number one song on DRT Independent 150 chartsm making him the only Indian/Asian artist to have the most played independent song on US radio channels.
Updated on Aug 21, 2022 12:10 PM IST
Vishal Krishna: Where are the writers in Bollywood?
Actor Vishal Krishna, popular his roles in Tamil-language films such as Pandiya Naadu (2013), Naan Sigappu Manithan (2014) and Poojai (2014), feels that lack of writers and not the popularity of films produced down South, is the reason behind Bollywood’s recent slump at the box office
Published on Aug 17, 2022 06:23 PM IST
‘Even when I play ludo, I am extremely competitive’
In a candid interview, Indian cricketer Shubman Gill talks about his preparations for the upcoming tour in Zimbabwe, the perils of being a popular sportsperson in the country, how he deals with social media trolls and how his friends drive him to be more competitive.
Updated on Aug 15, 2022 04:59 PM IST
That Viral Girl!
Popular actor and content creator Apoorva Arora talks about tackling fame after being part of successful YouTube shows such as Every School Romance and Filtercopy, how Internet made her popular than she ever was before and how she has to thank her family for keeping her feet on the ground.
Published on Aug 13, 2022 09:28 PM IST