Priyanka Pereira

Priyanka Pereira is a Mumbai-based freelance writer and a regular contributor to Open magazine

Bhumi Pednekar
Bhumi Pednekar: The Accidental Actor

Bhumi Pednekar is still discovering herself

16 August 2017
Gauri Shinde
Gauri Shinde: Every Day Is a Story

The art of Gauri Shinde borrows from whatever life offers, good or bad. The filmmaker talks about her new work with Priyanka Pereira

23 November 2016
Vir Das
Vir Das: No Laughing Matter

The comic star as anti-hero.Vir Das in conversation with Priyanka Pereira

16 November 2016
Riteish Deshmukh
Riteish Deshmukh: Cool Maratha

Riteish Deshmukh, the banjo player, makes a mark in Marathi cinema too—with perfect comic timing

28 September 2016
Sonakshi Sinha
Sonakshi the Fearless

Meet the new action heroine of Hindi cinema

01 September 2016
Ashutosh Gowariker (Photo: Anushree Fadnavis)
Ashutosh Gowariker: A Historic Decline

What has gone wrong with Ashutosh Gowariker?

17 August 2016
Art & Culture
Comedy on the Go

Web shows that can be watched on handsets are giving televised sitcoms tough competition

18 November 2015
Art & Culture
The Masaan Girl’s Day Out

Richa Chadda on her move to Mumbai and how she learnt to walk the fine line between independent cinema and mainstream Bollywood

30 September 2015
Art & Culture
Director’s Cut

With two films set for release, Nikhil Advani returns to his favourite genre of romantic comedy

09 September 2015
Art & Culture
Tabu: The Perfectionist

What is it that makes her one of Hindi cinema's originals? Tabu talks about her new movie Drishyam and more

29 July 2015


Shylashri Shankar

Shylashri Shankar is a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi

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. Views are personal

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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