Akil Bakhshi

OPEN TO OPINION

An idea, wavering on the precipice of imagined obscurity and obvious glory.

VOICES

 |   6-minute read

Why I feel being Padmavati brings no glory in any century

Let us not forget the grim violence that went into the movie's making.

Akil Bakhshi
@akil_bakhshi

VOICES

 |   5-minute read

I visited temples to realise 'God only listens to Brahmins'

Blessings, sadly, come for a price tag at religious venues.

Akil Bakhshi
@akil_bakhshi

POLITICS

 |   4-minute read

How we normalise abuse with language

Why else would rape lead to a 'loss of honour' unless the honour of a woman resided not in her character but in her genitals?

Akil Bakhshi
@akil_bakhshi

VOICES

 |   5-minute read

Why Irom Sharmila failed where other activists won

Politics and activism have worked wonderfully well together.

Akil Bakhshi
@akil_bakhshi