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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On the chronic failures of criminal justice in Sri Lanka.

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One year after the revocation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, a selection of articles on the region.

The ‘note’ economy

A brief history of English-literature exams in contemporary India.