India (for Safdar Hashmi)
Mimicking Allen Ginsberg’s ‘America’, a poet’s scathing critique of the Indian nat...
On how the pig can be a great pet, and also a great meal
In Defense of the Song Sequence
The song and dance sequence in Bollywood cinema is often dismissed as a frivolous filler, ...
A play with the third
Voyeurs, partners and shadow presences in Indian narratives of marriage.
Remembrance of things future
The third wave of Bhojpuri cinema reveals much about India’s shifting class dynamics.