The short answer is “No”. The long answer is below. (First published on Boom.) Hate Story 3 and The Good Dinosaur are releasing this Friday. If you choose to watch any of these films at a movie theatre, then there’s … Continue reading Does it make sense to pledge allegiance to India before watching Hate Story 3?
This article was first published in Mint Lounge. The Brush Speaks Louder Than Words In 2006, Sanjeev Khandekar and Vaishali Narkar had a show in Jehangir Art Gallery titled Tits, Clits n Elephant Dick. It catapulted Khandekar to notoriety because there were vociferous protests accusing the show of obscenity and it was shut down. Considering the quality of the works in Tits, Clits n Elephant Dick, there’s a strong argument for the protesters having done what many aesthetes may have recommended. However, regardless of the mediocrity of the art on display, the point was that Khandekar as an artist should be free … Continue reading On Freedom of Expression in Art