My phone buzzed to indicate the arrival of an image in a WhatsApp group.
09 Jan 2018
My oldest friend got married this week.
02 Jan 2018
Curated lists and round-ups crowd the news space now, eliminating any doubt that the year is up already...that is if you were ever in denial about it.
26 Dec 2017
I was scoffed at when I decided to include ‘media glutton’ in the bio for this column.
19 Dec 2017
The pop-culture I have grown up with, not just of yesterday’s and today’s but of all the eras bygone — from Shankuntala to Shakespeare and Samuthirakani of the last instant, have all shown me a world
12 Dec 2017
Bang in the middle of the ongoing 16-day campaign against gender based violence, I was at an all day consultation on women and work.
05 Dec 2017
Juice, a short film directed by Neeraj Ghaywan forces our focus onto the patriarchy within households.
28 Nov 2017
After Magalir Mattum I was afraid that the onus of women’s empowerment would be on heroines making a comeback.
21 Nov 2017
Since its release on Friday last, Nayanthara starrer Aramm has been the talk of tinsel town.
14 Nov 2017
The horror film Aval directed by Milind Rau and starring a brilliant Anisha Angelina Victor alongside Andrea Jeremiah and Siddharth released last week.
08 Nov 2017
You could belong to a rare species that has been living under a rock and has completely missed the feminist furore of the week on social media.
31 Oct 2017
There are three kinds of women associated with Tamil cinema. One, the actors, objectified and hyper-sexualized, wanted by all till she becomes either too old or a man’s wife.
24 Oct 2017
What #metoo has done effectively is to show everyone that the problem is real, and that harassment is a huge part of our global culture.
17 Oct 2017
If I manage to arrive home before the others are asleep, I settle in front of the TV with my dinner and end up watching Tamil serials that the family is glued to.
11 Oct 2017