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Kaveree Bamzai

Kaveree Bamzai is an author and a contributing writer with Open

Cinema
Ray of Light

Say hello to Ray in the new Netflix series

11 March 2022
Cinema
Nagraj Manjule: The Troubadour of Our Times

Nagraj Manjule’s third feature film is yet another sharp critique of upper-caste oppression, establishing him as the truthteller of Marathi cinema and beyond

11 March 2022
Feature
An Inconvenient Truth

The forced migration of Kashmiri Pandits, for long kept out of the national narrative, is finally becoming visible and gaining the attention of the rest of India

11 March 2022
Cinema
Queer Love Story

Queer people tend to be over-sexualised, says Badhaai Do’s director Harshavardhan Kulkarni

04 March 2022
Special
The White Swan

The film Gangubai Kathiawadi wants to valorise sex workers on the margins of society but its morality is confused

04 March 2022
Feature
Amitabh Bachchan: National Coach

Who better than the grand patriarch of Bollywood to make caste visible and audible in his new film?

04 March 2022
Cinema
Dysfunctionally Functional

What seems progressive in one era may well seem retrograde in another

25 February 2022
Cover Stories
Madhuri Dixit: The Return of the Queen

Madhuri Dixit set the template for the modern-day heroine in Bollywood and now she is back to challenge it in a new series that casts her as an ageing diva

25 February 2022
Feature
The Godfather at Fifty

The Godfather embodies the American dream, which is not merely about money and the immigrant making it big, but also keeping the family together while doing so

25 February 2022
Cinema
Team Bollywood

The top trends

18 February 2022

Authors

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 the author of, among several titles, Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan. His latest book is Gandhi: A Life in Three Campaigns

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and a founding member of the governing council of India Foundation. He is the author of, among other titles, Partitioned Freedom and The Hindutva Paradigm

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is an author and columnist. Views are personal.

TCA Raghavan

TCA Raghavan is a former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan and Singapore. His first book, Attendant Lords: Abdur Rahim and Bairam Khan: Courtiers and Poets in Mughal India, was awarded the Mohammad Habib Prize by the Indian History Congress. He is also the author of The People Next Door: The Curious History of India’s Relations with Pakistan and History Men: Jadunath Sarkar, G S Sardesai, Raghubir Sinh and Their Quest for India’s Past. His latest book is Circles of Freedom: Love, Friendship and Loyalty in the Indian National Struggle

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