Featured Work

This is a select collection of pieces (ranging in thousands now) I have worked on across years of writing, reporting and critiquing. I’ve been lucky to be mentored by some of the best editors – all women – in the business. In some sense I am, because they made me.

A Passage to Shimla

The Caravan

A Beautiful Natural Bond

The Guardian

King Without a Crown

Indian Express

The Show That Changed Everything

Hindustan Times

Out Classed

Himal Southasian

Postcards from the Past

New Indian Express

They The People

The Business Line

Jatt Like That

The Caravan

Boys Don’t Cry

Indian Express

Contemporary Awakening


The Cinematic Myth-making of Louis Mountbatten

The Caravan

The Young and The Restless

Open Magazine

A Panchayat of Friendship


The Man Who Wasn’t There


Shimla Decolonised

The Wire

Punjabi Pastoral

Open Magazine


The Federal

Translating India


Upon a Hill


Cruel Camera

The Caravan

Hindi Cinema’s Kashmir Problem

The Hindu

The Mid-Age Miracle


While He Watched