Karthik Venkatesh

OPEN TO OPINION

The writer works as an editor with a publisher.

VOICES

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VARIETY

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Breaking Yogi Adityanath's ignorance of Mughal 'outsiders' and 'golden age'

For good or bad, modern-day India has drawn from all of these varied influences.

ART & CULTURE

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Remember Wilfred Owen - doomed soldier who exposed war horrors and patriotism lie

In the madness that was World War I, his death was merely one more statistic. But for literature, it was a tragedy.

ART & CULTURE

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You have to forget OK Kanmani to be able to watch OK Jaanu

The Bollywood remake is unlikely to be even a patch on Mani Ratnam's iconic film.

ART & CULTURE

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Why writers like Elena Ferrante choose to hide behind the veil

That she did it in today's byte and click-hungry age is astounding. But, she is not the first.

ART & CULTURE

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The Dylans we don't talk about

From Johnny Clegg in South Africa to India's revolutionary poet Gaddar, many singer-writer-rebels chose to defy currents of their time through music.