Prasoon Joshi

The writer is a lyricist, screenwriter and CEO of McCann, India

Art for Society’s Sake: Is art independent of societal constraints?
Sun, Apr 15, 2018

When a genuine piece of art emerges from the very being of the artist, its tide is unabated by box office fate or balance-sheet boundaries, free of the arithmetic of commerce. However, content that is created with the overarching principle of profit maximisation needs to be seen in its own context.

The fiction about fact
Mon, Feb 13, 2017

The premise of ‘post-truth’ seems to be that emotions and beliefs have become more important and facts have taken a back seat. But hasn’t it always been so?

The walls break down, as ‘we’ face ‘them’
Thu, Dec 29, 2016

Today’s elite unease comes from having had little exposure to other kinds of thought and life.

Of the people, for the people
Wed, Oct 19, 2016

Bob Dylan speaks to both the high brow and the ordinary folk. Labels should not limit art or sequester it.

Surrogacy tales
Mon, Mar 06, 2017

To make an informed, sensitive choice, we need to look at it from many vantage points.