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Kaveree Bamzai

Kaveree Bamzai is an author and a contributing writer with Open

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
Sonam Kapoor Ahuja at Cannes 2019
Cinema
Looking for India’s Cannes-Do Spirit

Indian women are wowing on the red carpet and the after-parties. Now could someone please cast them in movies that compete for the Palme d’Or?

22 May 2019
Game of Thrones Over
Entertainment
Game of Thrones Over

Why this was the best of all possible worlds

20 May 2019
Misa Bharti (centre) and (L-R) Priyanka Vadra Gandhi, Priya Dutt, Kanimozhi and Kavitha Kalvakuntala
General Election 2019
Sisters Lose

The family bias in Indian politics

25 April 2019
The Cult of Hanuman
General Election 2019
The Cult of Hanuman

Political masculinity gets a divine mascot

18 April 2019
Shefali Shah in Delhi Crime
Cinema
Tough Girls

From Udaan to Delhi Crime, women police officers are on a roll. Less so in real life

03 April 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 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.

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