The writer teaches literary and cultural studies at Pune’s Flame University.
Asuran deals with caste oppression and social injustice. The visuals convey a searing reality that is most potent and penetrative. In such a case, language or dialogue is perhaps a shortcoming in itself.
Kiran Nagarkar’s oeuvre owes much to his interest in people and their stories
Large parts of the country are adversely affected by floods while some still continue to languish in water scarcity. Kashmir is back in public discourse, and how. In such anguishing times, I often think about the role of writing. Does writing really help?
Aniket Jaaware was a cult and that too a difficult one to decipher.
Celebration of the thriller points to a hunger for new narratives in Hindi cinema