Siddharth Varadarajan

Journalist | Writer | Analyst

Modi Scissorhands And The Future Of Films In India

HUFFINGTON POST | The government’s choices for the Censor Board plumb a new low even for a body prone to politicisation and patronage

January 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

It is ‘PK’ Protestors Who Are Mocking Hinduism

NDTV | The Hindutva outfits may not like the movie but state governments must uphold the right of the public to safely watch the film if they so desire

December 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

A bonfire of free speech

Indians must not allow little men with irrational fears to determine what books they can read, films they can watch, writers they can play host to, or artists and musicians … Continue reading

March 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

Balraj Sahni’s 1972 convocation address to JNU

After the poison of the BJP VCD, I though I’d “cleanse” my blog by posting something pleasant and uplifting. The Jawaharlal Nehru University Teachers Assocation has just reprinted in pamphlet … Continue reading

April 13, 2007 · 8 Comments