Rutuja Deshmukh

Rutuja Deshmukh is an independent journalist and features writer based out of Pune and Bhopal. She writes on cinema, gender, caste, denotified tribes, and culture at the intersection of neoliberalism. She is also a visiting faculty at FLAME University, Pune. She tweets at @rut28.

Celebrating chauvinism

The biopic on Shiv Sena founder Bal Thackeray is a cynical endorsement of violence.

Feb 14, 2019

Performing lust, rendering misogyny

Netflix’s ‘brave new’ offering treads old ground.

Nov 30, 2018

Latest Articles

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Between Dravidian politics of Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka's Tamil nationalism.

The fight for the commons

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A death in the family

A family’s loss, Nepal's weak public healthcare, and the stigma of COVID-19.

Southasiasphere: Issue #5

Nepal-India border dispute, lockdown relaxations in Southasia, and more.