For the next three weeks, we will delve into the world of cinema - something we have been meaning to do for a while now. We will be watching four iconic films from South Asian history, and you can watch them with us! We have partnered with independent streaming service, MUBI, to…
A quick note: Last week, Daak turned five years old! We have absolutely loved curating Daak for all of you, and have some exciting plans in the works…
In a world that is constantly shrinking, we find both joy and frustrations in building cross-cultural friendships. One such famed cross-cultural…
Born in post-independence Bihar, Parveen Shakir grew to be a tradition defying poet—one who did not shy away from expressing her emotions and feelings…
In a world that rewards silence and conformity, speaking about social taboos can be a risky and isolating business. For this transgression, many writers…
There are countless Mughal miniatures of women engaged in different activities. However, these portrayals, and subsequently, the gaze with which we are…
Arun Kolatkar (1932-2004) only came to be known as the famous poet he is, later in life. He wrote privately, in both Marathi and English, and worked as…
Growing up in Verka, a small, suburban village of Amritsar, S.G. Thakur Singh (1899-1976) had no formal introduction or training in the arts. Coming…
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