Author: Jay Chakravarti


CINEMA || Tumbbad

I am tempted to begin this piece by mentioning the brilliant, singular song penned by Raj Shekhar and arranged by the composer duo Ajay and Atul Gogavale. The lyrics speak of fortune and fear...


EDITORIAL || Largest Democracy

Between the last time I wrote something for this column and the present, my nation has come perilously close to a war with her neighbour Pakistan. It all began with the tragic killing of...


CINEMA || Stree

The debut feature of Amar Kaushik is an interesting mix of fear, fun and feminism. It subverses the ideas associated with the ‘mysterious feminine’, tracing the inherent power structures as the female (Stree) manifests...