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Memories From Kamathipura: 'The First Time I Saw My Father'

Memories From Kamathipura: 'The First Time I Saw My Father'

Fathers' Day ruminations of the son of a 'tawaif' from Kamathipura in Maharashtra: 'He came for sex. She gave him love':

20 June 2022
Gangubai's Kamathipura

Gangubai's Kamathipura

Residents in Kamathipura feel stigmatised with sex workers standing on the road and soliciting clients.

09 March 2022

Sex work is like any other work

Sex work is like any other work

Shades of Gangubai and Kamathipura

Shades of Gangubai and Kamathipura

Lachmi is in her late seventies and now owns a room in the old building in gully no 14 where gangubai used to own rooms and where her statue is. Lachmi is from...

07 March 2022

A Prostitute Recounts Her First Encounter With Gangubai In Kamathipura

Gangubai lived in the seventh lane of Kamathipura. It could not be called a cage because it did not have a smutty ambience. There were no doors with iron bars...

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27 May 2022
Of Whoring And Waiting: The Sages And Cages Of Kamathipura

Of Whoring And Waiting: The Sages And Cages Of Kamathipura

A 2019 raid rescuing 141 girls held behind trap doors and steel cages raised a poignant question—how long will art continue imitating life?


27 May 2022
Gangubai Kathiawadi: Why Kamathipura's Matriarch Is In The News Again

Gangubai Kathiawadi: Why Kamathipura's Matriarch Is In The News Again

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s film 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' is in the eye of a storm, as the real-life daughter and grandson of the brothel owner are fighting to...


22 February 2022
Alia Bhatt's 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' In Legal Trouble

Alia Bhatt's 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' In Legal Trouble

Actress Alia Bhatt's 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' faces trouble, with a Kamathipura resident and MLA filing a complaint with the High Court over the film's use of the...


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