Rachel Dwyer

Rachel Dwyer is Professor of Indian Cultures and Cinema at SOAS, University of London

A Letter from Dhaka
A Letter from Dhaka

Books, biryani and other delights of a charming city

29 November 2019
The Pull of the Provincial
The Pull of the Provincial

Has the metro become less glamorous for Indian cinema?

18 October 2019
When India gets a slice of the American dream
When India gets a slice of the American dream

The New York Syndrome

23 August 2019
The Sporting Spirit

Why sport heroes make ideal subjects for film biopic

27 July 2019
The Rachel Papers
A South Asian Summer in London

Khushwant Singh and other festival delights and diversions

14 June 2019
Vicky Kaushal in Uri: The Surgical Strike
The Rachel Papers
The National Spirit

Films in this election season capture the patriotic pulse

25 April 2019
The mustard fields in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) signify the onset of spring
The Rachel Papers
April Is Not the Cruellest Month

Spring is also a season of love and romance amid the blooming flowers

28 March 2019
A scene from Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge
The Rachel Papers
Where the Guest is God

The Indian service industry

21 February 2019
Salman Khan in Dabangg
The Rachel Papers
My Indian Hall of Fame

No matter how long the list, there’s always a film I miss

01 November 2018


Pratap Bhanu Mehta

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Brahma Chellaney

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MJ Akbar

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Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is professor of English at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Views are personal.


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