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.
Alankrita Shrivastava’s award-winning film ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ created a storm of controversy when the censor board blocked its release, deeming the subject of female sexuality unfit for public consumption. But the feisty filmmaker wasn’t going down without a fight.