Articles by Suhit Kelkar
Dec 08, 2019
Girl in White Cotton: Author Avni Doshi on the triggers, themes and processes that underlie her novelUAE-based Avni Doshi’s debut novel Girl in White Cotton was released this year to critical acclaim in India. Reviewers noted the economy of the writing, the hard-hitting nature of the plot, as well as its architecture, comprising the haunting themes of identity and co-authorship of memory at the troubled centre of a mother-daughter relationship.
Feb 18, 2019
Naach-gaana and inclusivity: Jonathan Gil Harris on how masala films reflect the idea of a pluralistic IndiaAuthor Jonathan Gil Harris on how masala films are a syncretic mix of traditions, what the significance of item songs is, and why the disappearance of single screen theatres has sounded a death knell for the genre
Apr 25, 2018
Teenaa Kaur Pasricha on the making of her National Award-winning film 1984 - When the Sun Didn't RiseMumbai-based film-maker Teenaa Kaur Pasricha spoke to Firstpost about 1984- When the Sun Didn’t Rise.
Jan 01, 2018
Dhara's DevoteesOn an alien planet, a race of refugees attempt to start cultivating crops — to what effect? Presenting #FutureFiction on #FirstCulture