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Ramayana

Atmanirbhar Heroes

Kaveree Bamzai

Mirroring the flourishing genre of Indian epic fiction in literature, the film industry hopes to bring to the big screen these made-in-India offerings

The Man and the Ideal

Arshia Sattar brings out the many shades of dharma in the Ramayana

Exile and Kingdom

Returning to the epics to find pandemic metaphors not in war but in acts of generosity and kindness

Sudasa: India’s First War Hero

He drove away north-western tribes, which have attacked India over millennia, from the river Ravi

The Untold Story: Ramayan and the Dravidian Connection

CN Annadurai and M Karunanidhi were behind the serial success of Ramayan-inspired family movie hits across languages in the 1950s and the 1960s

The Relevance of Lord Rama

On why the quest for the ideal man ended with Him

The Awakening

The Ram temple offers itself as an opportunity for a new generation to think for themselves about this wave of history and faith that has washed in, sweeping away a great amount of historical angst and refuse

Return to the Ideal City

There was no room for falsities in the welfare state of Rama as depicted in the epic

The Original Existential Hero

We stay with Rama-the-human because of his resemblance to us

A Year in the Life of Ayodhya

Events that have followed the Ram Rath Yatra of 1990, culminating in August 2020, are a collective testimony to LK Advani’s strategic thinking

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