Suhit Kelkar

Bombay in His Veins

Kiran Nagarkar was watching movies to put off writing, but ended up writing a novel set in Bollywood

25 January 2012
After the Serpent’s Sting

Maria Benedict, almost 11, was one of the 50,000 odd Indians who died of snakebite last year, but it was not the venom alone that killed her

07 January 2012
Art & Culture
The Holy Holocaust

A stage adaptation of a poem that retells a Mahabharata myth in a modern context

02 December 2011
Art & Culture
Lost in Song

Hindustani classical singer Shubha Mudgal and her husband Aneesh Pradhan conceptualise a theatrical production on the struggles of musicians down the ages

02 September 2011
Art & Culture
My God

The sculptor of Maharashtra’s most popular Ganesh effigy wants to patent the look, but can divinity be turned into property?

18 August 2011
The Chance Revolutionary

The Egyptian Revolution through the eyes of a 22-year-old who suddenly found herself part of an uprising that toppled a 30-year-old dictatorship

02 March 2011
The Brown Baseball

The reason why some Indians play baseball.

12 May 2010
Art & Culture
Down Slumdog Street

The artist takes inspiration from the workday scenes of zari workers and women before stoves in shanties

15 June 2009
Critical Condition

Last fortnight, Arvind Krishna Mehrotra was nominated for the chair of Professor of Poetry at Oxford. Here, he lambastes English literary sensibility in India

13 June 2009
Art & Culture
‘What Is It to the Corpse If the Maggots Nip?’

She had three names, and was famous in all of them. Poet Kamala Das, who wrote in Malayalam under the penname Madhavikutty, passed away on 31 May in Pune

11 June 2009


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