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Janaky Sreedharan

Janaky Sreedharan studied Research at the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) New Delhi from 1986 to 1993. She teaches at the Department of English, University of Calicut. She lives in Thenhippalam Kerala, India. 

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This is a very personal response to a unique film experience gifted by The Song of Scorpions, writes Janaky Sreedharan

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'Bust'ing many a myth: B 32 Muthal to 44 Vare (B 32 to 44)

Janaky Sreedharan asks, “How do we talk about a film that foregrounds the bust sizes of human beings ranging from B 32 t...

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Whose Wedding Is It Anyway?

What is between recent popular Malayalam flicks and the wedding eve ceremonies in the bride’s house, asks...

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Nidravatwam: Between sleep and wakefulness

Janaky Sreedharan believes Nidravatwam was a brilliant initiation into the language and aesthetics of theater conceptualized b...

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Women in Cinema Collective: A Work In Progress

“An actress was a person who could never own herself,” writes Janaky Sreedharan in her piece about the role played...

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Land of Unsuitable Women

We are witnessing in the state of Kerala today a spurt in unsuitable women - women who are undaunted naysayers, living or dead, writes ...

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A Life in Translation: Gita Krishnankutty

Gita Krishnankutty is a name inextricably intertwined with the history of Malayalam translations into English, writes Janaky Sreedharan...

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Her Bollywood

Anubha Yadav’s book Scripting Bollywood: Candid Conversations with Women Who Write Hindi Cinema, lights up a neglected space in film...

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A Book of Tiny Flames

And each flame melting in its own heat, writes Janaky Sreedharan in her review of the book A Red-Necked Green Bird

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Drishadvati: The daughter of Yayati

Read Janaky Sreedharan’s incisive view on Madhavi S Mahadevan’s Bride of the Forest