Satyam Viswanathan

The writer is a consumer researcher and part of the founding team at Junoon Theatre.

All Our Inner Battles
Thu, Jun 14, 2018

Simona Halep, Anthony Bourdain exemplify the complexity of ‘mental strength’

Why we love to love Federer
Thu, Feb 01, 2018

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.

A Crisis Of Male Identity
Thu, Jul 13, 2017

Communal and gender violence in India points to the same backlash.

Love, Unapologetically
Sat, Feb 11, 2017

Our cultural software for romance is the problem. Valentine’s Day is a solution.

The People’s Champion
Wed, Sep 14, 2016

In striving to fail better, Stan Wawrinka inspires us all.

Interdependence Day
Tue, Aug 16, 2016

Nationalism and consumerism are blinding India and Pakistan to the benefits of a collaborative relationship

A mirage called vikas
Mon, May 30, 2016

‘Masaan’ and ‘Sairat’ talk about a feudalism and misogyny that won’t wither away.

Redefining education
Mon, Jan 18, 2016

Make it creative, encourage risk-taking and expand the idea of success

We Are All Complicit
Fri, Jul 31, 2015

A culture of lawlessness, corruption and prejudice is being perpetuated.

Enabled by consumerism
Wed, Jun 10, 2015

Attempts to impose an illiberal social agenda on a young and consumerist society will fail.

Our Multiplex Patriotism
Thu, Apr 30, 2015

We have been brainwashed into always-on devotion to flags and anthems.

Soul and the city
Tue, Mar 31, 2015

Prithvi Theatre and Café Samovar — which closes down this week — are the last bastions of the city’s warm, secular spirit

Man with the arched eyebrow
Fri, Feb 13, 2015

Jon Stewart, speaker of truth to power, is an artist of his time.

Stories worth sharing
Fri, Aug 22, 2014

Products matter less than the narratives that surround them.

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