south india

A life in argument

Remembering historian David Washbrook.

| Feb 08, 2021

The Dravidian School of Tamil Cinema

Politics and cinema are intertwined in Tamil Nadu, where film stars have gone beyond the script, influencing regional and national politics

| Jul 06, 2000

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