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Friday, January 22, 2021

Meera Dewan

The writer is a film-maker

In a punishing winter, Punjab’s farmers find inspiration from history
Wed, Jan 13, 2021

The intense cold, as constant a companion to Poh, as rabab player Mardana was to Nanak, remains unabated. This cruelest of Decembers in 150 years was followed by unprecedented January temperatures.

Mee Raqsam, a tribute to Kaifi Azmi, is a reiteration of our pluralistic heritage, identity
Fri, Sep 25, 2020

The Azmi siblings’ timely film, Mee Raqsam (I Dance), rekindles hope at a time of the dismantling of democratic values.

Ved Marwah was a policeman who put women’s issues front and centre
Thu, Jun 11, 2020

Marwah’s team, S Y Quraishi and Vina Kohli, were much like him — in listening mode. Together, they sought to deepen their understanding of women’s points of view. Gradually, trust was built. Productive partnerships formed, and collaborative ventures became possible.