Culture Matters

Baburao Bagul’s “Revolt”: A Fanonian Reading
Yogesh Maitreya
The first encounter of the colonised with rebellion will be marked by violence.
Brahma Janen Gopon Kommoti: Exploring the Journey of a Woman Priestess
Shoma A. Chatterji
We haven’t seen women as priests in Indian cinema before, but "Brahma Janen Gopon Kommoti" is based on women priesthood.
The Karnatik world and its makers
T M Krishna
Excerpts from 'Sebastian and Sons: A Brief History of Mrdangam Makers' by T. M. Krishna.
“Healthy discussions can now easily become charges of sedition”
Ananya Vajpeyi in conversation with Arshia Sattar
They talk about Sattar's identity as a Muslim writer and translator, Ramayana and more.
रंगमंच जब हल्ला बोले: कला और सामाजिक बदलाव
आई सी ऍफ़ और न्यूज़क्लिक
जावेद अख़्तर, शबाना आज़मी, मोलोयश्री हाश्मी, सुधन्वा देशपांडे और कोमिता ढांडा एकत्रित हुए 2 जनवरी को स्टूडियो सफ़दर में।
“The Ramayana is also a love story”
Ananya Vajpeyi in conversation with Arshia Sattar
They talk about "Lost Loves"; the character of Rāma; the city of Ayodhya; and translating Rāmāyaṇa.