Happy Hours

Prahlad Srihari

The celebratory and introspective spirit of drunkenness on screen

A Love Story

In matters of the heart, actress Meena Kumari knew no restraints. When the young, inexperienced actor Dharmendra got his first film alongside her, he didn’t realise just how much it would impact his life

Marriage Drives Women to More Drinking

The study also finds that men drink less after marriage

God’s Own Drunk Country

The Kerala government is doing a deft balancing act of selling booze and opening de-addiction centres at the same time.

One for the Monk

There is something about the ‘budha sadhu’ that defies classification—something pure and trustworthy about his no-nonsense spirit.


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