Night

Night


8 Jan 2017

As the day began to bleed into the night, he dragged his feet back to the place he now called his home. He didn’t know what…

In The Aftermath Of Mining

In The Aftermath Of Mining


16 Dec 2016

“Our coming generation will never forgive us”, said the tribal leader. The regret on his face was clear. As he continued, he said “our ancestors left…

Urban Nebula

Urban Nebula


14 Dec 2016

Diwali, the festival of lights, is celebrated throughout India but there is a difference in origin, myth and the way in which it is celebrated. The festival,…

From Manual Scavenging to Managing a Production Unit

From Manual Scavenging to Managing a Production Unit


9 Dec 2016

26th January 2002. An ordinary day for millions. A holiday for some living in this part of the world…but for 32 women, living in a small,…

As Only Celluloid Can Deliver

As Only Celluloid Can Deliver

“Cinema should make you forget that you are sitting in a theater” – But what if there is nobody sitting in the theater? That is what…

Demonetization And Weekly Markets

Demonetization And Weekly Markets


8 Dec 2016

On a usual Wednesday morning I wake up before the alarm rings. It’s the weekly market day of Mhaswad. My accommodation being pretty close to the animal…

हर हर Digital

हर हर Digital


5 Dec 2016

While editing the movie “Ajay”, all of a sudden the laptop screen blacks out. The battery runs out. I observe my ‘face’ intently rather than hastening…

Voices Behind Statistics: The Faces Of The City

Voices Behind Statistics: The Faces Of The City

I had evidently become curious about every passing human – co-passengers in the metro, rickshaw pullers in the neighbourhood, friends, co workers and the like. No…

When The Currency Is Goodwill

When The Currency Is Goodwill


5 Dec 2016

My most favourite movie of all time is It’s a Wonderful Life (1946). It’s a movie starring James Stewart as the protagonist George Bailey. George Bailey harboured the…

From the Window Seeing a Riot

From the Window Seeing a Riot


26 Nov 2016

“…२० मिनट के लिए ही दूकान खुली रहेगी! जो लेना है जल्दी ले लो और फिर पुरे दिन दरवाज़ा बंद रखना!” (The shop will be open…