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Nandini Krishnan

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Cinema
The Cult and the Kitsch

Kochadaiiyaan may have disappointed his fans. But the legend of Rajinikanth’s stardom will endure

28 May 2014
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Books
A Hidden Firebrand

On the occasion of the publication in English of his novel One Part Woman, Tamil writer Perumal Murugan talks about growing up a reader in a family of farmers and getting into trouble writing about caste

10 February 2014
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True Life
‘Let’s Share the Cock’

Prospective grooms say the darndest things. Nandini Krishnan gathers stories of hilarious adventures of women in the bizarre world of marriage arrangement

21 August 2013
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Art & Culture
Everything You Know about Tamil Films Is Probably Wrong

The Tamil film industry is an extraordinary place

08 March 2013
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Art & Culture
Melodies out of Thin Air

Through practice and oral gymnastics, some Indians have elevated whistling to an art form

29 December 2012

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. Views are personal

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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