Articles by Ranjani Krishnakumar
May 10, 2018
Who Owns that Song? brings to life 'unsung poet' Subramania Bharati, copyright issues surrounding his workIn this book, Subramania Bharati is not the hero— his life is simply the explanation for why his poems became important to the Tamil people | #FirstCulture
Feb 05, 2018
But What Was She Wearing, India's first feature-length documentary on workplace harassment, faces funding crunchIndia's only feature-length documentary on workplace sexual harassment — 'But What Was She Wearing?' by Vaishnavi Sundar — is struggling to be completed for lack of funds | #FirstCulture
Dec 30, 2017
Tamil web content is venturing forth boldly where cinema and TV fear to treadThe web offers Tamil content creators the space and the opportunity that cinema or even television could not | #YearInReview
Sep 17, 2017
What Taramani, Kaatru Veliyidai, Iraivi tell us about abusive men, and the women in their livesIraivi, Kaatru Veliyidai and Taramani all follow their male protagonists' journey towards the epiphany that they are sexist scum
Sep 09, 2017
Manju Warrier, Nayanthara, Jyothika: Female stars are marching to a different, but no less successful, beatThe journey of a female superstar — be it a Manju Warrier, Jyothika or Nayanthara — is very unlikely to be similar to that of Chiranjeevi, Rajnikanth or Kamal Haasan. This doesn’t make their journey less admirable or their successes any less sweet.
Sep 04, 2016
Art in the age of selfies: Click Art Museum in Chennai needs visitors to 'complete' paintingsIs the Click Art Museum in Chennai a narcissist’s paradise? Or is this art catching up with the times?