TM Krishna

TM Krishna is a Carnatic vocalist, the author of A Southern Music, and a writer on contemporary issues

TM Krishna at a concert
Art & Culture
Can Carnatic Music be de-Brahminised?

The caste of sound

11 April 2018
Ilayaraja (Photo: G VENKET RAM)
Film Music: Reinvention of the Classical

Cultural power play and the changing aesthetics of film music

06 April 2016
Mourning Raga

Come war or tsunami, the Chennai Music Season has never been cancelled since its inception. But by not making an exception for the city’s devastating floods, it has proved itself to be an anaesthetic bubble impervious to the world around

17 December 2015
Beauty Redefined

Aesthetics is not a matter of arts alone in an age of stifling cultural battles

12 August 2015
Open Essay
Baahubali: An Epic for the Right Times

What is it that makes Baahubali a film that reflects the age of Narendra Modi?

22 July 2015


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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