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Sonal Sharma

they tell me to have shame run back to your mother no better hide shame too late now its that time of the month again shame don’t enter the kitchen or cook for yourself shame sleep on the floor so your husband doesn’t force himself on you because he is right but youre just not… Read more »

Manelists, Misogyny & Mansplaining

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Antara Ganguli, Anuradha Beniwal, Bee Rowlatt, Ruchira Gupta and Suhel Seth in conversation with Amrita Tripathi   By Harish Alagappa, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   The session ended ahead of schedule, yet somehow managed to pack in more argument, discussion, and insightful comments than one could hope for in a talk twice as… Read more »

After the Angry Young Man, the Traditional Young Woman, What Next?

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Javed Akhtar and Rachel Dwyer   Apekshita Varshney, ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Official Blogger   Whereas many Bollywood celebrities could be accused of a diluted conscience, Javed Akhtar, the respected poet, lyricist, and screenwriter is a dignified exception. He has spent over 40 years in the film industry, which by itself is no mean feat…. Read more »