Poulomi Das is a film, gender and culture writer and editor based in India. She writes about movies at the intersection of gender, identity, socio-political commentary, and sexual health. Her writing has been published in Arré, The Hindu Business Line, The Swaddle, and Business Insider.
India’s elite continued to vacation in the island nations amid a raging pandemic.
May 11, 2021
With the country’s overburdened healthcare system focused on fighting COVID, non-COVID patients assume lowest priority.
May 05, 2021
A dancer, actor, and revolution all packed into one, Segal embodied carefree womanhood on and off screen.
April 27, 2021
Whether it’s caste, gender, class, or sexual orientation, the director behind "Masaan" and "Geeli Pucchi" dissects every theme with refreshing sensitivity.
April 23, 2021
The uncrowning and recrowning of Pushpika De Silva is causing many to question why one’s marital status — and beauty pageants — matter in the first place.
April 16, 2021
The BBC-Netflix co-production shows the serial killer for what he is: a cold-blooded escape artist and convicted international criminal.
April 08, 2021
Billed as a feminist series, the Netflix show ends up serving standard Bollywood fare of wrongdoing and retribution.
March 08, 2021
From playing the quiet Alice in “Monsoon Wedding” to the vibrant Ratna in “Sir,” the veteran actor has come into her own.
February 12, 2021
Vikramaditya Motwane’s new Netflix thriller — also a black comedy, an indictment of Bollywood, and a 108-minute-long inside joke — was seven years in the making.
January 29, 2021
Dr. Mahinder Watsa — who died on December 30, 2020 — became famous for answering his country's most taboo questions, from female pleasure to bestiality.
January 09, 2021
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