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Mayank Shekhar

Mayank Shekhar runs the pop-culture website TheW14.com

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Books
The Original

The memoir of a filmmaker who shuttles between the frivolous and the fantastic

13 January 2016
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Books
Director’s Cut

This reassessment of Hrishikesh Mukherjee will inspire you to binge on his ever-relevant movies

14 October 2015
Courtchaluahe
Voices
Court Chalu Aahe

The best Indian film I saw in 2014 was a Marathi movie. No surprise there

07 January 2015
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Voices
Discovery of a Cult

Have you heard of someone called S Sukhdev? It’s about time you did

10 December 2014
Roughcut
Voices
Slacker Comedy at its Best

How Sulemani Keeda takes a wonderfully angular look at Bollywood

19 November 2014
SRK
Voices
Bollywood’s Last Monarch

Will there ever be another star like SRK, selling aspiration to middle-class India?

21 October 2014
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Voices
Bauji Goes Bonkers

Why Rajat Kapoor’s Ankhon Dekhi is the most underrated Hindi film of 2014

10 October 2014
SRK-Mayankshekhar
Voices
The Bare-Chested Brigade

How Bollywood has reversed the evolution of the Indian male

24 September 2014
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Voices
Bored of Censors

In film censorship, it’s the man or woman on top that matters

11 September 2014
Salmankhan
Voices
Hum Aapke Hain Corn

How HAHK, India’s greatest hit in 1994, causes ‘haha’ in 2014

20 August 2014

Authors

Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press

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