For Firstpost, I wrote a rolling column called ‘The Devil’s Advocate’ that sided with un-fancied opinions of the day. Safe to say it didn’t exactly help me make friends. Here is a small sampling.

Education and/or Environment

The Tightrope of International Diplomacy

Royally Tiresome

Tonal Massacre

For Firstpost, I wrote the 24-piece series ‘Retake’ that dug into Hindi cinema’s history, tropes and traditions, to unearth a preliminary document of culture, polity and social evolution. This was possibly one of the most daunting, research-heavy and ultimately satisfying exercises writing enabled for me. Here are a select few pieces from the series.

The Art of Stealing

The Long Route Home

Conversations Around Faith

Lost and Found Within the Great Indian Family

Childhood Sweethearts