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Monday, Aug 19, 2019
Shikha Kumar

Shikha Kumar


Shikha Kumar is a features writer, whose primary interests include books, feminism, gender studies, and pop culture. She’s always up for discussions on Urban Dictionary, Lena Dunham’s brand of feminism and the potato wedges-french fries conflict.

articles by Shikha Kumar (87 results)
Apr 29, 2017 22:01
Singer Anushka Manchanda on growing up listening to rock and roll, her Viva days, and Lay Me Down, her video with Monica Dogra read more
Apr 29, 2017 21:57
A Tongue Untied, by writer and filmmaker Gautam Pemmaraju, focuses on Mazahiya Shayari, an old tradition of satirical performance poetry that is just as relevant today read more
Apr 21, 2017 18:37
Author Balli Kaur Jaswal, whose latest novel Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows is garnering rave reviews, opens up on writing a story about women defying expectations read more
Apr 15, 2017 21:27
These brilliant gender-neutral titles ensure you no longer have to worry about ‘fitting in’ read more
Apr 01, 2017 21:29
Here are the books we recommend you pick up this month read more
Mar 25, 2017 18:11
PK Mahanandia’s epic story of cycling from India to Sweden to find his lady love in the ’70s is now fodder for bestsellers and movie scripts read more
Mar 18, 2017 21:25
On her maiden trip to India for Lakme Fashion Week Summer\/ Resort ’17, Petr Nitka opens up on her life as a gender neutral model read more
Mar 18, 2017 21:23
Among the wonderful things that social media has encouraged discourse around is the very idea of sexuality. Now, through forums, Facebook pages and Twitter accounts, asexuals are joining the bandwagon, spreading awareness, busting myths and confidently... read more
Mar 01, 2017 00:00
In her new cookbook, pastry chef Pooja Dhingra -- a favourite with Bollywood celebrities -- ditches flour, eggs and processed sugar to make desserts that are healthy and tasty read more
Feb 25, 2017 23:35
Designer Kunal Rawal on being childhood friends with Sonam Kapoor, dressing Ranbir Kapoor and the challenges of being a menswear designer read more
Feb 25, 2017 23:33
Man Booker-winning author Paul Beatty opens up on his influences, his learnings from psychology and being an American in an uncertain political climate read more
Feb 25, 2017 23:21
A panel discussion at Gateway LitFest saw filmmakers Anjali Menon, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Vasanthabalan and Bejoy Nambiar discuss Indian cinema, and the many struggles faced by non-Bollywood films read more
Feb 20, 2017 16:58
In her latest novel Before We Visit The Goddess, award-winning author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni explores the complexity of mother-daughter relationships, and the significance of heritage read more
Feb 18, 2017 23:29
Here are the books that have our attention this month read more
Feb 16, 2017 19:45
Vengaboys, Shaggy and Honey Singh have one thing in common — they’ve all performed at a mall in Mumbai. read more