Kalyani Menon

Possibly one of the best things about art and artistes is the capacity to reach out and touch people they have never met. Their art transcends space and time and urges us to connect to them individually. And continues to remain with us much after they have moved on to the next phase. I have [...]

Nameless & Shameless

The Survivor of a sexual assault survives not just bodily harm and deep psychological trauma but also the clamping of her identity. Her name isn't mentioned, her face isn't published and her voice remains largely unheard. At this stage many people succumb to weakness and trauma and choose to disappear. But a rare one chooses [...]

View & re-view & review

It amazes me that we have received more reviews of our films in the last 4 months than ever before! The lockdown seems to have created the space for the audience to watch and rewatch films and write about them. In fact many seem to really dissect characters and films in so much detail that [...]

Learning the right things

Since the lockdown, the more privileged among us are at home. Safe in our oysters and leading life from day to day with our families, within four walls of an apartment or a house. We have come back to the basic organisational unit - the family. The molecule of society. In this world of hyper [...]

BEWARE of Fraudsters

For a few years now I have been hearing about incidents of persons claiming to be associated with me contacting people through whatsapp, social media and phonecalls and attempting to exploit them for their own benefit. I am very fortunate to have the so much goodwill extended to me but please BEWARE of such fraudsters [...]