Ananya Bhattacharya

OPEN TO OPINION

Books for the mind; heels for the feet; travel tales for the soul. And conversations. Too much to ask for, eh? ~ Assistant Editor at @IndiaToday

VARIETY

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Will Parambrata's Feluda make us kiss goodbye to Satyajit Ray's sleuth?

Bengali actor of Kahaani fame is directing the first season of the webseries on one of India's most-loved detectives.

VOICES

 |   5-minute read

Indian women aren't safe in Uber. How a trip scarred me for life

Every time I shut my eyes, my mind kept going back to the moment the driver stopped the car.

VARIETY

 |   3-minute read

Mira Rajput doesn't understand feminism. And that's okay

You say 'feminazis' are equal to 'male chauvinists'.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

The Bengal that Shah Rukh Khan is not asking you to visit

Because he probably doesn't know it exists.

POLITICS

 |   3-minute read

Zaira Wasim trolled: Why isn't Aamir Khan speaking up for his Dangal daughter?

A 16-year-old should not have to deal with such negativity just because she chose to give wings to her dream.

ART & CULTURE

 |   6-minute read

Why Vidya Balan is Hindi cinema's only hope (and not just for her acting skills)

None of our actresses today would have the guts to do what she has done.

ART & CULTURE

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Mastigudi accident: How could the filmmakers allow such an absurd sequence to go on

The tragedy should be an eye-opener for the industry to invest in safety measures.

LISTS OF JOY

 |   3-minute read

5 Bollywood couples that give me joy

Bringing some Diwali cheer from the newsroom.

HUMOUR

 |   4-minute read

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

India owes an apology to Shah Rukh Khan

Over the years, whenever the actor has spoken on 'serious' topics, he's had only one thing to say: that he is an Indian first.