Danish Husain

OPEN TO OPINION

Clean Chit Corner

Danish Husain is a poet, an actor, theatre director, and a columnist.

POLITICS

 |  Clean Chit Corner  |   6-minute read

How Rakesh Belal - the Saroo Brierley of our family - found his lost home

The journeys of Saroo and Rakesh took them back to where they came from. But finding a home is far more complicated.

VARIETY

 |  Clean Chit Corner  |   5-minute read

Unedited story behind why Bollywood actors would dance around trees

It was revealed when Rahi Masoom Reza and Ashok Kumar dropped in one afternoon.

POLITICS

 |  Clean Chit Corner  |   3-minute read

I would rather be called a hypocrite than a murderer

Danish Husain on why he is returning his Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar for the year 2010.

POLITICS

 |  Clean Chit Corner  |   3-minute read

Between Shiv Sena and BJP, who will spill more ink?

Sometimes, two similar extremists at loggerheads create a counter balance that helps serve democracy's pluralist notion.

HUMOUR

 |  Clean Chit Corner  |   3-minute read

Modiji, now I know what Swachh Bharat really means

It is because of secular liberals’ philosophy of my-mouth-my-stomach-my-food-choice that we are in this present moral chaos.

POLITICS

 |  Clean Chit Corner  |   3-minute read

On Raksha Bandhan, an ode to my sisters

I call upon all of you to partake in what truly makes us one - a festival that is an enduring ode to patriarchy.

POLITICS

 |  Clean Chit Corner  |   4-minute read

This Independence Day, don't forget to thank Modi

India as a nation state is the next best thing worth dying for after God.

HUMOUR

 |  Clean Chit Corner  |   4-minute read

An Adarsh Muslim reflects on Yakub's hanging

A cold-blooded terrorist planting bombs cannot be compared with few hot-headed people killing in the heat of the moment.

LIFE

 |  Clean Chit Corner  |   5-minute read

An open letter to India and Pakistan from Manto

You’d be wondering why the dead is awake and writing this letter 60 years later.

LIFE

 |  Clean Chit Corner  |   4-minute read

Remembering father on Mother’s Day

Often I would see dreams where he is back, healthy, laughing and telling me he is back.