Sharanya Deepak

Sharanya Deepak is a freelance writer based in Delhi. She’s written for Eater, BuzzFeed, Vice, and Al Jazeera, among others.

Latest articles

The (South Asian) History of Curry Powder

Today, as much as we accuse those who use the word “curry” of painting subcontinental food with a broad brush, the history of curry powder is inherently South Asian.

Sharanya Deepak

October 18, 2021

The (South Asian) History of Curry Powder

How a New Generation in India is Reclaiming Gin

Once a remnant of colonial times and consumed primarily by an older generation, gin is now enjoying a revival as cool, young, and uniquely Indian.

Sharanya Deepak

September 15, 2021

How a New Generation in India is Reclaiming Gin

Bollywood and the BJP

A biopic on a sitting prime minister, a film glorifying 2016’s surgical strikes, and movies championing Modi’s policies: Bollywood seems increasingly BJP-led.

Sharanya Deepak

May 07, 2019

Bollywood and the BJP

How We Get the Job Done: Kapil Seshasayee

The Glasgow-based musician, after 17 years helping promote bands, deconstructs caste in his first LP — “A Sacred Bore.”

Sharanya Deepak

April 02, 2019

How We Get the Job Done: Kapil Seshasayee
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