Damini Kulkarni

Damini Kulkarni is pursuing her PhD at the Department of Media and Communication Studies at Savitribai Phule Pune University. Her work has appeared in publications such as Economic and Political Weekly, Film Criticism, Film International, and Scroll.in, among others.

From ‘Mother India’ to ‘Mission Mangal’

Homegrown technologies at the service of Indian nationalism in Hindi cinema.

Sep 18, 2019

Latest Articles

Bound by the bindi

Has wearing the bindi been an act of conformity to the Sindhi community?

Development sermons

Do political cabals and business cartels explain the woes of Nepali economy?

The subtle art of resistance

Zakariya Mohammed’s ‘Halal Love Story’ tells the story of resistance in the face of an omnipotent authority.

Revisiting the past, reimagining a future 

How an art magazine found a place in India’s nation-building narratives.