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Kaveree Bamzai

Kaveree Bamzai is an author and a contributing writer with Open

Khayyam (1927-2019): Soul Musician
Cinema
Khayyam (1927-2019): Soul Musician

In 75 working years, the composer worked for only 54 movies but left behind immortal songs

23 August 2019
Akshay Kumar: National Hero
Cinema
Akshay Kumar: National Hero

The superstar who plays the patriotic script to perfection

15 August 2019
When Hindi CInema Does its National Duty
Cinema
When Hindi Cinema Does Its National Duty

An act of patriotism

09 August 2019
Azam Khan: Serial Sexist
Politics
Azam Khan: Serial Sexist

The SP leader’s brand of misogyny, so far restricted to Uttar Pradesh, goes national

02 August 2019
Fashion
Luxury Watches: Time Will Tell

As India’s fascination for luxury watches grows, aficionados expand their tastes to include independent watchmakers, all the way from Glashütte to Jaipur

26 July 2019
Open Decade 2009-2019
This Is Us

Digital platforms have changed the way India produces and consumes entertainment. Expect to see more of us—crazy, rich, poor, sane us—on our smartphone screens soon

19 July 2019
Zaira Wasim
Small World
Zaira Wasim: The Reluctant Superstar

Just 18 years old, the talented actor chooses faith over Bollywood and sets off a public debate

05 July 2019
Cinema
Ayushmann Khurrana: Mr Everyman

Ayushmann Khurrana once again embodies what it means to be ordinary

05 July 2019
Books
Empresses of Maladies

Cancer survivors are chronicling their stories, in books and on social media, with wisdom, courage and humour

21 June 2019
Cinema
The Malevolent Republic

In the web series based on Prayaag Akbar’s novel, the future is almost here

14 June 2019

Authors

Pratap Bhanu Mehta

Pratap Bhanu Mehta is one of India’s most influential columnists and public intellectuals

Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s Islam

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of ‘JNU: Nationalism and India’s Uncivil Wars’. Views are personal.

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