The writer is a consumer researcher and part of the founding team at Junoon Theatre.
Simona Halep, Anthony Bourdain exemplify the complexity of ‘mental strength’
Federer and Nadal appear to have cracked the code for the modern-day human ideal because they have found a rare equilibrium — between sophistication and savagery, self-love and empathy, ruthlessness and generosity.
Communal and gender violence in India points to the same backlash.
Our cultural software for romance is the problem. Valentine’s Day is a solution.
In striving to fail better, Stan Wawrinka inspires us all.
Nationalism and consumerism are blinding India and Pakistan to the benefits of a collaborative relationship
‘Masaan’ and ‘Sairat’ talk about a feudalism and misogyny that won’t wither away.
Make it creative, encourage risk-taking and expand the idea of success
A culture of lawlessness, corruption and prejudice is being perpetuated.
Attempts to impose an illiberal social agenda on a young and consumerist society will fail.
We have been brainwashed into always-on devotion to flags and anthems.
Prithvi Theatre and Café Samovar — which closes down this week — are the last bastions of the city’s warm, secular spirit
Jon Stewart, speaker of truth to power, is an artist of his time.
Products matter less than the narratives that surround them.
Writer-scholar Rana Safvi says it is imperative for Delhi to hold on to its cosmopolitan culture. Her latest book "The Forgotten Cities of Delhi" emerges at a time when there is a brazen attempt to re-write Indian history with demonisation of the Mughals.