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Anand Math and its immortal chant of Vande Mataram

‘We are here to rescue you,’ a British officer explains to a local village woman “because your people don’t like its ruler.” ‘You don’t need to poke your nose in our internal matters,” she scoffs. The tone of this exchange, … Continue reading

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Waheeda Rehman’s haunting melancholy in Khamoshi.

Kindness respires in the word ‘nurse’ both as a role and action. But what if her unconditional nurturing and consideration in the garb of research/treatment sows seeds of attachment and an undisclosed need for reciprocation? Asit Sen’s Khamoshi documents the … Continue reading

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