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Catch Me If You Can

A biopic attempts to capture the elusive metier and appeal of the documentary film-maker and activist, Anand Patwardhan.

Requiescat

We need to stand up and be counted as “everywhere/The ceremony of innocence is drowned;/The best lack all conviction, while the worst/Are full of passionate intensity”.

Dribbler, Passer, Poacher

Lionel Messi, star forward and captain of the Argentine football team, displays a genius and artistry that will long outlive the Brazil 2014 World Cup.

Hail, Mr Modi!

The coronation is over, it is time to see what one can reasonably expect from the man whose rise to prominence has been unmatched in recent history.

A Method to My Madness

Puzzled at why she writes in many genres, a Kuwait-based fiction writer and poet wonders whether it is our commodities or our roles that sum up our writing personas.

The Door

Stories are potent weapons we all can, and do, arm ourselves with without licence as exemplified by the phenomenon of The Professional Pakistani.

To Laugh or Not to Laugh

The non-innocent logic of comedy is almost always premised on exclusion, the one laughed at being ostracised and separated from the ones laughed with.

The Politics of Namelessness

The 2014 National Film Awards for the best film on environment conservation was bagged by a Malayalam film on the nameless workers who keep a city running.

Cosmetic Journalism

The recent general elections have exposed the facade of objectivity in the Indian media which is awash with a culture of consumerism that engenders bias and oversimplification.

What You Will

As Malvolio pronounces in Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, some have greatness thrust on them – with surprising results.

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