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Learning to Fly

Learning to Fly

by Rajesh Devraj and Gitanjali Rao 0

Gitanjali Rao and Rajesh Devraj re-imagine the first years of Bibbi’s journey to becoming Begum Akhtar

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The Long Goodbye

The Long Goodbye

by Nityan Unnikrishnan 0

Nityan Unnikrishnan draws out the urban-dweller’s hankering for a distant, quieter, greener place

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Night Visions

Night Visions

by Manjula Padmanabhan 0

If allowed to, a child can find many guides in the dark. Manjula Padmanabhan illuminates the age of wonder

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The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep

by Srinath Perur 0

The night terrifies and enlightens, writes Srinath Perur. It is when we consider the mysteries of our own lives, and what is inevitably in store for us all

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A Long Winter

A Long Winter

by Alisha Sett 4

Alisha Sett remembers a friendship struck up with a Pakistani storekeeper in Boston

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Nocturne

Nocturne

By Parni Ray 0

Parni Ray examines the night in this suite about trains, travel and the long journey home

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Turn off the Lights

Turn off the Lights

by Suprabha Seshan 14

Suprabha Seshan explains how our collective need to banish the dark is ruining our planet and our lives

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In Exile

In Exile

By Amrit Gangar 3

Amrit Gangar uncovers the fascinating stories of Germans working in Bombay cinema before and after the Second World War

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The Middle Path

The Middle Path

By Jai Arjun Singh 0

Jai Arjun Singh remembers one of Hindi cinema’s more enduring relationships, between action superstar Amitabh Bachchan and his gentler mentor Hrishikesh Mukherjee

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The Goldie Standard

The Goldie Standard

By Nasreen Munni Kabir 10

Nasreen Munni Kabir shares an exclusive excerpt from an interview with the late Vijay Anand, during which they talked about music, movies, and being different, and how, sometimes, you just had to let Shammi Kapoor be himself

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