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Wednesday, Aug 21, 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)
Aug 13, 2016 17:55
Here’s a look at all the recent social media movements that are reclaiming the saree - one yard at a time read more
Jul 23, 2016 19:53
The Indian and Afghan versions of Sesame Street, the US kids show, are changing the world, one muppet at a time read more
Jul 13, 2016 18:18
As Indian-made adult colouring books hit the shelves, grown-ups are discovering the elementary and therapeutic joys of putting (colour) pencil to paper read more
Jul 09, 2016 18:58
The international prize-winning menswear designer, would rather let his work take centre-stage read more
Jun 24, 2016 19:23
While sketching out a contemporary re-creation of a serial killer in 1960s Bombay, Vasan Bala, the co-writer of Raman Raghav 2.0, revisited his own relationship with his home city read more
Jun 11, 2016 16:32
Indian designers are taking to upcycling; reusing discarded materials for new creations and taking the sustainable fashion movement a step forward read more
May 07, 2016 19:11
The traditional North Indian jutti has had a chic turnaround, with pop colours, vintage prints and intricate embroidery read more
May 07, 2016 19:07
Indian mothers are rare birds, with their capacity for drama. The modern ma has broken all stereotypes and created a new quintessential ma: she’s tech-literate, progressive, and still so hard to please! read more
Apr 30, 2016 19:27
For New Yorker Devika Bhise, playing an uneducated Tamilian woman in the early 20th century meant drawing from India, and her own desi upbringing read more
Apr 02, 2016 19:16
They are getting educated, acquiring skills and conquering the workforce. From living on the fringes of society, transgenders across India are now confidently embracing their identity. read more
Mar 19, 2016 19:08
Battle acidity and bloating by eating the right foods and keeping good nutrition in mind at every meal, writes Shikha Sharma read more
Mar 05, 2016 20:53
After being nominated six times, Leonardo DiCaprio finally won an Oscar. The impossible has happened, and we couldn’t help but make three wishes. If these come true, we can go back to living our lives. read more
Mar 05, 2016 20:24
What were the earliest recordings from India like? Now you can find out. read more
Feb 28, 2016 00:20
Lola Kutty has folded away her Kanjeevarams, Cyrus Broacha is a master satirist and Maria Goretti is cooking up a storm. VJs, once India’s gateway to the global arena, have moved on to even cooler jobs. read more
Feb 28, 2016 00:18
Poorna Jagannathan talks about the first movie that changed her perception about Bollywood, her experiences of working with Emma Watson and things that she look at before signing up for a Hindi film. read more