Anupama Chandra

Stories By Anupama Chandra

From blackboard to smartphone: Are online classrooms the way forward?

From blackboard to smartphone: Are online classrooms the way forward?

We check in with diverse stakeholders to see if this can really be the case going forward...

Mother’s Day 2020: Amidst lockdown, fathers discover various mommy duties

Mother’s Day 2020: Amidst lockdown, fathers discover various mommy duties

With the COVID-19 led isolation running on to our foreseeable future, Anupama Chandra gauges what a mark it has left on the masculine psy...Read More

International Women's Day 2020: Confessions of a 'Chudi' Wearer

International Women's Day 2020: Confessions of a 'Chudi' Wearer

I wondered “why don’t you”? What is so wrong in “chudi pehenna...”, after all? Or, as realisation dawned then, what WAS the matter with “...Read More

Books

Book Review: The dead are speaking...pay attention!

My first tryst with dark humour was Kundan Shah’s iconic film Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro. I was too young to understand the subtleties of satire ...Read More

Ayurveda -- a fad or a fixture?

Ayurveda -- a fad or a fixture?

With Ayurvedic treatments and personal care products winning market favour, ANUPAMA CHANDRA explores its veracity

L’affaire to remember: Conversations with Bhumi Pednekar, Shantanu Moitra and more

L’affaire to remember: Conversations with Bhumi Pednekar, Shantanu Moitra and more

ANUPAMA CHANDRA was at the fourth edition of the lifestyle event and came back with loads of stories

Book Review: A new tale of an indestructible anti-heronine

Book Review: A new tale of an indestructible anti-heronine

This book, the sixth in the saga, is expected to be the last in the series, with Lagercrantz claiming in an interview, “For me, it’s over...Read More

Book Review: Unveiling the vision of Gandhari

Book Review: Unveiling the vision of Gandhari

Several Indian writers have tried to retell this ancient story from Draupadi’s point of view.

Book Review: Relevant & powerful tale of rebellion

Book Review: Relevant & powerful tale of rebellion

Fear of Lion, a historical fiction by Amita Kanekar is set in the time of Emperor Aurangzeb’s rule and discusses various social

Book Review: Not the best Baldacci read

Book Review: Not the best Baldacci read

One Good Deed introduces us to a new character: Archer. The setting isn’t contemporary, but is set in the America just recovering from Wo...Read More

The Japan Chronicler: Sandeep Goyal on his love affair with Japan

The Japan Chronicler: Sandeep Goyal on his love affair with Japan

Sandeep Goyal, media entrepreneur and most prolific author from the industry, tells ANUPAMA CHANDRA about his interesting connection to J...Read More

Diwali 2019: Burn brighter this Diwali and shun your bad habits

Diwali 2019: Burn brighter this Diwali and shun your bad habits

Diwali feeling dull? ANUPAMA CHANDRA suggests ways to put the gleam right back

Book Review: Shubha Mudgal’s vocals are crystal clear even in print

Book Review: Shubha Mudgal’s vocals are crystal clear even in print

And her straight-forward meticulous writing stemming from the vantage point of being an educated listener as well as an industry insider ...Read More

Book Review: A thriller that rests on a knife’s edge

Book Review: A thriller that rests on a knife’s edge

Book: KnifeAuthor: Jo NesboPublisher: Harvill SeckerPages: 531 Price: Rs 599If you love Nordic noir then I don’t need to tell you about a...Read More

Durga the leader

Durga the leader

This Durga Puja why not focus on the veiled aspects of leadership of our beloved Mother Goddess, wonders Anupama Chandra

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: How relevant is Bapu to the millennials?

Gandhi Jayanti 2019: How relevant is Bapu to the millennials?

Is the notion of ‘Gandhi’ oudated or do people like him never go out of fashion? Anupama Chandra finds out

Capturing Kaifi Azmi’s essence

Capturing Kaifi Azmi’s essence

The two paint an intimate picture of Kaifi, as a father and husband. Both Shaukat and Shabana Azmi fondly remember Kaifi.

Why Bappa is actually the pappa of pop culture!

Why Bappa is actually the pappa of pop culture!

Does Mangalmurty Maurya only belong to his devotees or to the world, entire? Does he quietly sit on his mouse in the temple or hop across...Read More

Sustainable fashion: Will you consider buying and wearing second-hand clothes?

Sustainable fashion: Will you consider buying and wearing second-hand clothes?

In the name of sustainable fashion, will you consider buying and wearing second-hand clothes, is what ANUPAMA CHANDRA is trying to find o...Read More

A story about faith and its power

A story about faith and its power

Godmen and conmen are always in the news. They are always topical and the fact that many godmen are conmen makes them newsworthy also.

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