Mayank Shekhar

Mayank Shekhar runs the pop-culture website TheW14.com

The Viral Success of Online Parody Artists

YouTube could kill TV and movie stars in upper class India, if that hasn’t happened already

20 February 2014
Rest in Pieces, Sholay

Sascha Sippy, the grandson of Sholay producer GP Sippy, re-released India’s greatest story ever retold in 3D. How come so few went to watch it?

10 February 2014
One Head Scratcher of a Movie!

How did an unknown and unreleased 1988 film, Om Dar-B-Dar, gain critical applause in 2014?

23 January 2014
Which Was the Year’s Biggest Hit? Nobody Knows

Making sense of the arithmetic behind blockbuster movies after the mid-2000s

13 January 2014


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

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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