In a time like this, constantly worrying about being with the person you want to be with reeks of privilege. But when confronted with a disaster that none of us had accounted for — and which of all things is diminishing hope — it also feels strangely natural.
Kavita Krishnan spoke to indianexpress.com regarding the pronouncements she made in the book, her perception of fearless freedom and the insidious way language affirms entitlement of men even when used for the benefit of women.
In one of the interviews prior to the release of the film, Ayushmann Khurrana had disclosed its intent: to make people receptive to the idea of homosexuality. The usage of the word “receptive” as opposed to “accepting” is both interesting and telling.
Lana Wilson borrows the name of the documentary from one of Swift's songs, Miss Americana & The Heartbreak Prince. But it is impossible to not notice its nod to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s blistering 2013 novel, Americanah.
Yashica Dutt was at the Jaipur Literature Festival recently where she spoke to indianexpress.com about “coming out”, of seeking for a language to describe her experience, her privilege and the absence of Dalit literature in India.
In the session, Of the people, by the people: The Indian Constitution, former Election Commissioner of India, Navin Chawla, legal scholar and author of The Indian Constitution, Madhav Khosla, and politician Margaret Alva were in conversation with author and Supreme Court lawyer Saif Mahmood.
Her journey, from hosting supper parties at home for strangers to doing a pop-up at a pub in Soho, and finally having a restaurant, contributed in making her the first British chef to feature on Netflix’s Chef Table.
The commencement of Marriage Story marks the demise of Charlie and Nicole's relationship. This constant interplay of an ending and a beginning, where they masquerade as the other, occurs throughout the film.