Read the September 2018 Issue of eShe Magazine

The southern Indian state of Kerala is under our spotlight this month, as pioneering Malayalam filmmaker Anjali Menon shares why we need more sensitivity in cinema, and a family shares their traumatic experience of surviving the Kerala floods. Plus a debate on 'menstrual leave' for working women, a report on the 'tiger widows' of the Sundarbans, fashion, travel, recipes and more! Start reading now.

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As a Punjabi who grew up in the ‘Gelf’ (Malayalam for Middle East) with a healthy diet of ‘ayyo’ and murukku; a dad who wore lungis at home; a best friend in college from Cochin; and finally married a Malayali myself, Kerala has pretty much been the de facto theme of my life – my conversations and mindscape have always had large doses of Mallu food, language, cities and towns and, of course, men.

This past month, however, Kerala has been on a lot of people’s minds. Sadly, it had to do with a terrible calamity, as rains and floods inundated the state. While it brought out the worst in some people – such as those who peddled fake news coloured with their own prejudices – it also brought out the best in others, especially authorities that stood united and the common people who pitched in with rescue and reconstruction. A family who survived the devastation shares their experience in this issue (p.42).

Kerala was also in the news for a positive reason: our cover personality Anjali Menon’s latest film Koode, which has a sensitive angle and treatment much needed in the Malayalam film industry (p.22). It’s a sign of progress and change. May the land of coconut trees bounce back to vitality again!

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