Rachel Dwyer

Rachel Dwyer is an author and culture critic based in London. She has written extensively on Hindi cinema and is an Open contributor

The Name of the Rose
Art & Culture
The Name of the Rose

Colour, class and tradition in a vase. The meditations of a flower girl

16 June 2016
A still from Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015)
Multiplex Cinema: Being Middlebrowbeaten

What the new multiplex cinema says about the modern India

19 May 2016
A Classical Passage to India
Art & Culture
A Classical Passage to India

After travelling around India for over 35 years, I may not have seen or experienced this sacred space exactly as Kalidasa describes it

21 April 2016
The Death of Coolie No 1

It’s a millionaires’ ball in Bollywood. Slumdogs and other romantics are no longer welcome

15 October 2014


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 several books, including Doolally Sahib and the Black Zamindar: Racism and Revenge in the British Raj

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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