From movies that tend to show the media in an unflattering light to ones that portray journalists as idealists and social crusaders – Bollywood has it all.
Author: Aditya Mukherjee
When it Rains Romance, Happiness and Destruction
Rain can terrify and fascinate in equal measure. But despite its ominous ring, poets always make rain their creative muse, weaving winsome verses of passion and longing around young …
Wearing a Mask: Public Figures and a Bad Precedent
Recently, two policemen in Indore ruthlessly beat up a rickshaw puller for not wearing a mask. Meanwhile, politicians went around addressing rallies without a mask in sight.
Calcutta Memories: Adda, Football and Howrah Bridge
I wish I could turn the clock back to those halcyon days when life used to be simple, sans any social media. But isn’t the idea of eternal return, …
Age Is an Issue of the Mind
Does ageing mean a virtual withdrawal – or 'sanyas' – from the hurly burly of life? Not really. There are instances galore of writers and painters re-discovering the joys …