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Jhilmil Breckenridge

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Jhilmil Breckenridge is a poet, writer and activist who speaks out about mental health, incarceration and abuse. She has just completed her MA in Creative Writing from the University of Westminster. Her poems often worry about issues of feeling lost in a changing world, the immigrant or foreign experience, love and loss and longing, and nostalgia for times gone by. When she is not writing, she is chasing clouds and rainbows with her iPhone.

Blood, Sweat & Tears: Dangal Review

Dangal' becomes Aamir's fifth film after 'Ghajini', '3 Idiots', 'Dhoom 3' and 'PK' to enter the Rs 100-crore club.Film Review: Dangal Cast : Aamir Khan,...

Interview with Dr. Kamal Kumar Mahawar, Author of “The Ethical Doctor” (Harper Collins India)

Dr Kamal Kumar Mahawar is a practicing medical doctor who has had the opportunity of reflecting on a range of ethical and systematic issues...

18 Feet by Renjith Kuzhur: A Film Review

Renjith Kuzhur, born in 1982, graduated from the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, Kolkata, with a specialization in Film Editing. His achievements as...

Armchair Activism and Social Media: We Need to Take a Step Back from This...

Social media is a funny thing. People consume news and feel powerful as they opine, share, tweet, discuss, assimilate, tear apart… you get my...

A Handsome Naval Officer, His Lonely Wife, and Her Lover: The Film ‘Rustom’ Dilutes...

Rustom is based on the infamous 1959 Nanavati case, which already had given birth to a few early films. Yeh Raaste Hain Pyar Ke...

Love and Loss; From Roast Lamb to Fried Crickets: “Half of a Yellow Sun”...

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s second novel, Half of a Yellow Sun, starts out slow, as she builds her characters and the prelude half  to the...

Of Julia Roberts, the Red Carpet and Bare Feet!

Recently, the Pretty Woman star, Julia Roberts went barefoot at Cannes. The media was all over it and some called it another nail in...

“That Books Can Transform Lives Motivates Me to Keep Writing”: Interview with Chitra Banerjee...

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is an Indian-American author, poet, and the Betty and Gene McDavid Professor of Writing at the University of Houston Creative Writing Program....

Of Royal Bottoms, Body Shaming and a Quest for Happiness: Jhilmil Breckenridge

Recently, the British royal couple, William and Kate, visited India. While they were in the press for all the normal things, wildlife parks, orphanages...

Writer’s Block—the Bane of Any Writer: Jhilmil Breckenridge

Ask any writer what they most fear and they will unequivocally answer: writer’s block. For a writer whose livelihood, self-esteem and very being rely...