Anuja Chandramouli

A divided nation and its consequences

It was hoped that with the dawn of a new age, Indians would set aside their traditional differences and live together peaceably.

21 Apr 2018

A question of marriage and sexual misconduct

In a bizarre turn of events, the Gujarat High Court ruled that marital rape is not a criminal offence under Section 375 of the Indian Penal Code.

07 Apr 2018

How do We Solve a Problem like Women?

Ashwini, an 18-year-old, was publicly attacked outside her Chennai college, by Alagesan, and left to bleed to death with a slit throat. This appalling crime is all too reminiscent of the Chennai techi

15 Mar 2018

The novel seeks to capture defining moments in the troubled transitional period of a nation

The novel seeks to capture defining moments in the troubled transitional period of a nation

17 Feb 2018

Fabulous or faux profound?

Even at the height of despair, the narrative holds out the promise of hope

03 Feb 2018

When the heart becomes a minefield

Right alongside the heady romance, the perks and pitfalls of communal living are highlighted with delicate brushstrokes

27 Jan 2018

A Study in Stupidity and Incongruity

Over the course of history, human beings have displayed a stunning ability to scale unimaginable heights of goodness and promptly balanced it out with a penchant for plunging into the depths of deprav

20 Jan 2018

An out-of-body experience

The protagonist’s callous treatment of the women in his life makes a disquieting read.

06 Jan 2018

‘Mythology can be a Liberating Journey’

Among the prominent Indian writers on mythology today is Anuja Chandramouli, who has created quite a buzz with her prolific writing. Shortly three of her books will be out in a span of less than a for

18 Nov 2017

Missing the quintessential midnight’s child touch

A dark, deep and at times delightful read that definitely could have been more

02 Nov 2017

Fatal fascination with fame

Not many of us would admit it, but the truth is that we are ridiculously obsessed with celebs.

08 Oct 2017

Jimmiki Kammals and Kangana Ranaut's story

Move over Kolaveri di, Jimmiki Kammal has arrived and how! This trippy, peppy Malayalam number, composed by Shaan Rahman, appears in Mohanlal’s Velipadinte Pusthakam, and when a bevy of belles grooved

18 Sep 2017

Half-baked love story of the 50’s

A romance set in the vibrant era before explosion of rock and roll.

26 Aug 2017

This crime too is for the same reason: she had it coming!

In the aftermath of the Haryana stalking case, where Varnika Kundu was shamefully harassed by the state BJP chief’s son Vikas Barala and his crony Ashish Kumar, one feels assailed by a sinking senses.

12 Aug 2017

From Rakshaks to Rakshasas: when mythology is misunderstood and misused

The present mythology boom is not the worst thing to have happened to Indian publishing since an IIT/IIM graduate gave up a career in banking to take up writing.

15 Jul 2017