Kiran Nagarkar

The Immortal Vidal

Why Gore Vidal will remain at the centre of 20th century American literature and political thought

11 August 2012
My Wife’s an Actress

This book on the rebels of Hindi cinema, the women who crossed into a forbidden zone, probes their minds too sparsely.

01 October 2010
Billboard Blockbusters

A book on the painted posters and hoardings that lured Indian masses into cinema theatres reminds Kiran Nagarkar how essential they were to the spread of the gospel of Bollywood.

23 June 2010
Do You Understand Film Juries?

Reflections on the enigmatic ways of film juries and the Golden Bear winner at the Berlinale 60

27 February 2010
A Blind Date in Berlin

One of India’s finest novelists on what he endured at the Berlin Film Festival.

23 February 2010


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