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All about Eve: A History of the Hindi Film Heroine

All about Eve: A History of the Hindi Film HeroineThe more things change, the more they remain the same when it comes to the portrayal of women...

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Nothing is funny in one India

Humra Quraishi remembers what Zakia Jafry had once said to give context to the violence spreading across India today and why t...

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Ritu Nanda’s memoir by Sathya Saran

Being Ritu Nanda: The Unforgettable Story of Ritu Nanda was released recently, here’s the writer Sathya Saran in conversation with Vinta ...

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Signs of the time: For God’s Sake, Be Human!

This week Humra Quraishi questions politicians and lays out bare facts – about human rights and political mischief that ...

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The biography of Sanjeev Kumar

Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri talks to Sumant Batra, who has co-written Sanjeev Kumar’s biography, An Actor’s Actor, with...

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Signs of the time: The truth is still ALIVE!

Humra  Quraishi looks at the way in which Indian society decays under merciless authoritarian governance

Love me if you can: Khwaja Ahmad Abbas

“Love me if you can”, says the last will and testament of Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, writes Read More

Widening the Definition of Literature with Bob Dylan

The word ‘literature’ in a dictionary covers many genres of achievement and is the generic name for many sins, writes Farrukh Dhondy. Neverthel...

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Hrid Majhare: The Bard’s Official ‘Debut’ in Bengali Cinema

In the series on landmark Bengali films post 2000, Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri looks at Ranjan Ghosh’s adaptation of Shakespe...

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Signs of the time: No light in dark times

Humra Quraishi addresses the politically exploitative atmosphere in Uttar Pradesh as assembly elections come closer and the ri...

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