Magazine: Volume 2, Issue 1

We Are like This Only

We Are like This Only

Anjali Doshi 2

Haarmoanal. Jugado. KLPD'ed. Ever wondered how these nonsensical colloquialisms by authors like Chetan Bhagat and Ravinder Singh have cast a spell on the smartphone generation? Anjali Doshi is just as intrigued

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An Inheritance of Loss

An Inheritance of Loss

Rajyasree Sen 0

Rajyasree Sen relives memories of her homeland through Jhumpa Lahiri's angst-ridden narratives

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Bollywood and Beyond

Bollywood and Beyond

Fawzan Husain 0

Fawzan Husain takes a quirky look at how Bollywood's omnipresence spills over into our everyday lives

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Kitsch 22

Kitsch 22

Anubha Kakroo 0

Gaudy exaggeration or glorious celebration? Anubha Kakroo examines the intense debate over our perceptions of tackiness in high art and on the streets

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Taking a Step Up

Taking a Step Up

Madhu Jain 0

ontemporary Indian dance is a bit like Cinderella, before the magic of the wand came into play. Left out in the cold, without a prince or patronage, it has yet to become the belle of the ball, yet to take…

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Censors’ Trip

Censors’ Trip

Anna MM Vetticad 0

t’s been so many years since we routinely saw the birds and the bees, couples disappearing behind bushes and flowers snuggling up to each other as young love bloomed on the Indian big screen, that some of us may have…

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Busy Doing Nothing

Busy Doing Nothing

Mayank Shekhar 0

hat’ve you been up to?” You hear this practically every day. Like many others, I suppose, I usually say, “Nothing much.” It sounds despondent, but it’s really not meant to be. It is what it is, though doing nothing much…

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XOXO

XOXO

Mona Joshi 0

Mona Joshi traces the roots of some common abbreviations and comes away with a surprise or two

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Strugglers’ Lane

Strugglers’ Lane

Helen Jones 0

Helen Jones spends the day with wannabe actors desperately seeking their big break

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Gathering Dust

Gathering Dust

Michael Snyder 0

Michael Snyder despairs at the sorry state of Mumbai's heritage libraries

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