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After her internationally lauded and awarded novels Purple Hibiscus and Half of a Yellow Sun, Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s collection of short stories, The Thing around Your Neck presents the “many stories” that represent Nigerians and their country.

Aatish Taseer's latest book Noon hovers over the reality he should perhaps be grappling with....

I Am directed by Sonali Gulati, is a film that peels away at the onion of identity. As Sonali draws away  the surface layers, she confronts her own relationship with her mother, her sexuality and her self.


In a country that claims to have made child labour a punishable offence, where do the children of Manikarnika ghat stand? A reviw of Rajesh Jala's 'Children of the pyre'.


In a rush for increasing viewership, have the broadcast media abandoned ethical journalism?



When you hear the words ‘Michael Moore’, one possible reaction is, “Let’s watch the film!” and the other, “God, what does he have to say now?”


Kurosawa’s cinematic genius succeeds in demonstrating that ‘truth’ can be fabricated, and that perception is a two-fold process- the physical act of seeing through the eyes and also, ‘seeing’ through one’s belief system.

Manjuben Truckdriver has created space for herself in a very macho world – but has she shaped the space to herself or vice versa?

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