Culture

A Southasian filmmaker unlike any other

On Sumitra Peries, pioneering Sri Lankan film auteur.

| Apr 19, 2022

“No Sasikala, please”

On the filmic representation of Jayalalithaa and what is lost in translation.

| Mar 11, 2022

What has Southasia been reading: 2021 Edition

Book recommendations from our contributors and Southasia’s prominent writers, translators, intellectuals and journalists.

| Jan 13, 2022

The storyteller of Kovilpatti

On Ki Rajanarayanan, the father of Karisal literature.

| Nov 22, 2021

Requiem for a remembrance

A review of 'A Passage North' by Anuk Arudpragasam.

| Oct 26, 2021

Shaking the melting pot

The role of contact languages in multilingual milieux.

| Aug 24, 2021

The quintessential prey

Care, coexistence and predation in a recent Hindi film on human-animal relations.

| Jul 26, 2021

Mallikas of yesteryear

The forgotten histories of Pakistan’s music queens.

| Jun 18, 2021

Gobyaer

A short story.

| Jun 15, 2021

Unknown gunmen

A short story.

| Apr 22, 2021

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