Reliving the Myth of the Enlightened Madman

Madhavankutty Pillai

Like Sisyphus, Naranathu Bhranthan kept rolling a stone up a hill in order to see it coming down and Rayiranellur is believed to be that place in Kerala. Open goes to the source of the legend and finds many layers to it

The Sachin Sutra

Tendulkar turns fifty on April 24. In his long career, he allowed his cricket to do the talking and by believing in himself, he helped india believe in itself

Sachin Left it on the Pitch

Statistics alone cannot explain Tendulkar’s tug on Indian emotions

Amitabh Bachchan: Legend and Legacy

He turns 80 on October 11. A journey through his legend and legacy

Dhoni’s Finale

By the end of this World Cup, he might be legend or scapegoat

Bajirao: Reel Flavour

On Bajirao and why biopics are never the whole truth of a person

Will You Come Home?

Subhas Chandra Bose: Legend, legacy, folklore, conspiracy and the politics of hidden files

The Accidental Superstar

Dilip Kumar turned 90 on 11 December. The legend and lore of perhaps the greatest Indian actor ever

The Phantom Who Fell

The legend of Kishenji and what his death means to India’s Maoist movement


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