‘Character means everything to me in my writing,’ says Monica Ali

Nandini Nair

Monica Ali’s new novel deals with love and betrayal, race and gender. She speaks to Nandini Nair about interrogating stereotypes

King Con

Over the decades, bluff masters have promised riches, freedom, even immunity for criminal acts. Their onscreen depictions show that they are celebrated rather than reviled

The Lady with a Knife

The unleashing of female vengeance in onscreen feminist rewritings of myths

Soft Power

The rise of South Indian male babe

Tamil Cinema: Independence Day

The female lead in Tamil cinema is finally moving beyond stereotypes

As the Name Suggests

Lost and Found by CP Surendran will lose the reader in its maze of characters and find him again.


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