Guest Column

Swara Bhasker

Swara Bhasker

Swara Bhasker is an award-winning Bollywood actor and sometime writer and social commentator.

Bitter Chocolate

Shraddha Walkar murder: 'Dear parents, keep the doors open'

What can we learn from the gruesome and tragic case

By Swara Bhasker December 04, 2022

May our hearts and minds grow with love, not shrink with hate

Since 2014, we have seen new kind of majoritarian assertion during festivals

By Swara Bhasker November 06, 2022

Manipulators of history, beware

Today, every historical seems like it was scripted at Nagpur headquarters of RSS

By Swara Bhasker October 23, 2022

What price will Indians pay for surging populism?

Iranians, meanwhile, took 43 years to realise that they have been betrayed

By Swara Bhasker October 09, 2022

How Swara Bhasker's nana taught her the meaning of life

Bhasker's maternal grandfather passed away on Sep 4, at 88

By Swara Bhasker September 25, 2022

Why right wing hates Bollywood

Greatest thorn in their eye is that three Muslim men have reigned hearts of audiences

By Swara Bhasker September 11, 2022

Swara Bhasker on her grandmother's best friend

Kusum nani and my nani shared recipes, laughs, gossips, opinions and more

By Swara Bhasker August 14, 2022

Why it's hard not to look to the judiciary

Citizens’ rights in India have nose-dived since BJP’s landslide win in 2019

By Swara Bhasker July 17, 2022

Why Ghode Ko Jalebi Khilane Le Ja Riya Hoon challenges us intellectually

Bollywood could take a lesson from this unsupported, unabashed, un-fearing film

By Swara Bhasker July 03, 2022

Feminists fight for men, too, says Swara Bhasker

Rape has been tool of war for centuries globally, and men also have been victims

By Swara Bhasker June 19, 2022

India's uncanny Iranian connection

Like in Iran, jail, in new India, is a real possibility for anyone

By Swara Bhasker July 31, 2022

Swara Bhasker on India's body politic going septic

A project for change in India must go beyond electoral victory

By Swara Bhasker June 05, 2022

Swara Bhasker on raising her niece in a world where abuse of power is normal

Being indifferent is worse than being wrong

By Swara Bhasker May 22, 2022

Swara Bhasker on bigotry and conservatism that a majority of Indians nurse

Survey says over 60 pc Indians disapprove of inter-faith, inter-caste marriages

By Swara Bhasker May 08, 2022

When we chased public kissers: Swara Bhasker on her American memories

Tall buildings, cars, so many options of candies... the US blew our minds

By Swara Bhasker April 24, 2022
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