Articles by Mallik Thatipalli
Apr 24, 2019
Tishani Doshi on Small Days and Nights, writing about marriage and the bond between the body and languageIn her latest book Small Days and Nights, Tishani Doshi weaves a story of two sisters, Grace and Lucia, one fleeing a failed marriage and the other who has Down’s syndrome, living in the proverbial house by the sea.
Apr 16, 2019
Hyderabad Nizam's jewels put on display at Delhi's National Museum boast of spectacular gems, craftsmanshipOne of the last great imperial jewelry collections of the world, the intrinsic value of the Hyderabad Nizam's jewels is immense. Experts lament that this collection is not permanently displayed, since it speaks volumes about Indian craftsmanship
Mar 18, 2019
Sobhita Dhulipala on Made in Heaven: I thrive on playing parts that are more conflicted than I amSobhita Dhulipala talks about the acclaim for her performance in the Amazon Original, the female gaze of the show, and what it took to play Tara Khanna.
Mar 17, 2019
The Weight of a Petal: In its latest edition, Marg magazine chronicles India’s botanical artOnce photography came in in the late 1800s, botanical artforms became less important. But their importance historically, archivally, is to remind us that these were scientific projects of documentation; that at the heyday of the imperial project, it was this art that pushed science forward as new species were being identified from the colonies, says Sita Reddy, who edited this issue of Marg magazine.
Mar 10, 2019
Nayantara Sahgal on her new book The Fate of Butterflies, the times we live in and what lies ahead for IndiaAuthor Nayantara Sahgal on her new book, the times we live in and why she believes that India is at a crossroad which will determine her future.
Mar 01, 2019
As Hyderabad’s Karachi Bakery is attacked, a look at the history and success story of a neighborhood bakeryHyderabad has a special relationship with its bakeries, and Karachi finds itself ranked right at the top.
Jan 20, 2019
Hyderabad Literary Festival 2019: Ninth edition to feature Shabana Azmi, Shashi Deshpande, Sahitya Academy winners from TelanganaMallika Sarabhai, Salil Tripathi and Ketan Mehta will hold forth at the ninth edition of the Hyderabad Literary Festival
Jan 15, 2019
Nevermoor series author Jessica Townsend on crafting diverse characters, comparisons to JK RowlingThe first book in the Nevermoor series, The Trials of Morrigan Crow released in 2017 and made its author Jessica Townsend one of the most sought after novelists of the decade.
Jan 10, 2019
Colonial India, as captured by master photographers, is focus of a new exhibition in HyderabadThe 74 photographs that form a part of Spectacular: Cities and People in Hyderabad give a glimpse into the city planning, architecture, traditions and faith practised 1858 to the early-mid 1900s — at times a diversion, and at times strikingly similar to the times we live in now
Jan 05, 2019
Once Hyderabad's famed courtesan and patron of the arts, Mah Laqa Bai has been forgotten by historyMah Laqa Bai wielded the sort of power that was unimaginable for a courtesan of her times — she was an advisor at the Nizam's court, the holder of a jagir and the first woman to compile a full diwan of Urdu poetry