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Contemporary Indian Culture

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I write an occasional column on India for The Newsletter, the quarterly publication of IIAS – the International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden.

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Hindi & Bengali Cinema

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I love watching films – love it next only to reading books. When Indian Cinema completed 100 years in 2013, I thought of celebrating it… with a blog.

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Fiction

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Everything in my life can be traced to my mother – including my fiction! The long ‘back story’ of my fiction writing has a lot to do with her…

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Life in The Netherlands

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Having lived in Holland for nearly a decade, I can’t help but write about it…

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