Sudha G Tilak

Art & Culture
Badshah of Bad Taste

SRK’s big Diwali release is a damp cracker, and an offensive one at that

03 November 2011
The Return of Jackie Shroff

India’s own Marlboro Man, reduced to special appearances in Hindi cinema, sizzles as the sexually jinxed gangster of a Tamil noir film

13 July 2011
The Matron’s Burden

Padma Viswanathan’s debut novel walks back through two centuries to reflect on the Brahmin’s burden and Tamil lineage through a feminine perspective

15 July 2009
Wit Com

Two new laughter TV channels are doing well in Tamil Nadu. Similar fare awaits Kannada, Telugu and Malayalam viewers. Comedy is serious business in the south

08 June 2009


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Brahma Chellaney

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MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is an MP and the author of, most recently, Gandhi’s Hinduism: The Struggle Against Jinnah’s IslamWhile

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is Member, Board of Governors, India Foundation

Makarand R Paranjape

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