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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Sudha G. Tilak

Articles by Sudha G. Tilak

Following The Dirt Track

Following The Dirt Track

Jun 02, 2016 Sudha G. Tilak

About the messy bits of Delhi’s ruling class, the political chicanery and the games that emerging political...

Tales That Temples Tell

Tales That Temples Tell

Feb 12, 2016 Sudha G. Tilak

Folklores and legends show that the fight to enter temples in south India has always been a knotty issue.

South Style Movies

South Style Movies

Jan 11, 2016 Sudha G. Tilak

We’re sick to death of Bollywood and Hollywood. Southside films across the four regional languages made...

More Than Just A Swansong

More Than Just A Swansong

Jan 11, 2016 Sudha G. Tilak

For those who are musically inclined, there’s much to cheer about in 2015.

Dictating Costume Codes

Dictating Costume Codes

Oct 01, 2015 Sudha G. Tilak

Will Tamil men stop dictating what women should wear on Chennai's streets?

When The Swing Stopped

When The Swing Stopped

Jul 14, 2015 Sudha G. Tilak

MS Viswanathan’s passing legacy is a vault of world music he ushered into Tamil and south Indian cinema

How Do You Solve A Problem Like TM Krishna?

How Do You Solve A Problem Like TM Krishna?

Jun 13, 2015 Sudha G. Tilak

Caste and the status of the Tamil Brahmin continue to throw up discomfiting questions for the state's...

The Masala Mummy

The Masala Mummy

Apr 13, 2015 Sudha G. Tilak

Meet the new Indian metro mum.

Dark And Dusky Doesn't Do It

Dark And Dusky Doesn't Do It

Mar 17, 2015 Sudha G. Tilak

Perhaps the time has come to disallow our men, from the North or the South, to be the spokespersons on Indian...

Tamil Nadu’s Third Sex

Tamil Nadu’s Third Sex

Mar 03, 2015 Sudha G. Tilak

The recent attack on Tamil writer Murugesan for his short story on alternate sexuality puts the spotlight on...

The Morph Elegy

The Morph Elegy

Feb 16, 2015 Sudha G. Tilak

Bharatanatyam’s current exponents create a dance vocabulary all their own

The Ugliness Of The Tamil Hero

The Ugliness Of The Tamil Hero

Jan 27, 2015 Sudha G. Tilak

Unlike Bollywood or other regional films, Tamil cinema heroes don't shy away from playing ugly.

A Chair For My Paati

A Chair For My Paati

Jun 02, 2014 Sudha G. Tilak

A Chennai store fills a gap in geriatric care

Pradeep Chakravarthy

Pradeep Chakravarthy

Mar 31, 2014 Sudha G. Tilak INTERVIEWS Pradeep Chakravarthy

Chakravarthy is an expert on ancient temples of Tamil Nadu and wants to launch an iPad version of The Road...

Lalita Iyer

Lalita Iyer

Nov 11, 2013 Sudha G. Tilak INTERVIEWS Lalita Iyer

The author of I’m Pregnant, Not Terminally Ill, You Idiot! on pregnancy and the Indian woman.

On An Even Plain

On An Even Plain

Jul 08, 2013 Sudha G. Tilak

Why does the southerner remain the other for Bollywood?

Kadal

Kadal

Feb 18, 2013 Sudha G. Tilak

Ratnam delivers by exacting stellar performances from his cast. But don’t expect his subtlety.

Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono

Jan 30, 2012 Sudha G. Tilak INTERVIEWS Yoko Ono

The artist-activist on Our Beautiful Daughters, her exhibition in Delhi

Jogen Chowdhury

Jogen Chowdhury

Jun 06, 2011 Sudha G. Tilak INTERVIEWS Jogen Chowdhury

The painter, a Left-leaning-liberal-turned-Mamata-fan, comments on the change in the political and cultural...

Chennai Diary

Chennai Diary

Feb 07, 2011 Sudha G. Tilak

Karan Johar’s commitment to family ties as a subject of his films is well known. It will find an echo in...