Thank you for all the love you have shown us for our previous films and for your lovely eagerness about KOODE. I usually write a note on the eve of the release so here goes: So often we struggle among the past and the future, forgetting the value of the present. This movie is about [...]


As a new bride in a new city, I was quite lost. Mumbai of the single days that were spent on street shopping and gol gappas and movies and partying was quite a far throw from Mumbai I discovered when I moved here after my wedding. In those days just as one is acclimatizing to [...]

Time for change. Time to change.

The Nirbhaya incident changed something inside many of us. I think it shook up our hopes and belief in an equal opportunity world. I remember feeling so angry yet so helpless as violations seemed to surface all around me. Violation of one person by another. Of space, of body, of mind, of respect, of identity. [...]

Kavalam Narayana Panikkar Sir

I found myself bereft of words. Unable to even write a tribute but the truth is - he doesn’t need anyone else’s words. His own words will keep him alive forever. Kavalam Narayana Panikkar. I first met him as a newbie writer with her screenplay. A typical film-school-product I was probably too clear about the [...]

Hats off to Nair Sir

"So when did you decide to become a filmmaker?" I do not have this one eureka moment where such a decision was made. While I was at Pune University doing my post-grad in Communication Studies, we used to go to the National Film Archive of India for screenings of splendid films - Indian and international. [...]