Author: Niveditha Subramaniam


Being Boys - Tulika 2
After a breezy read of “Girls to the Rescue” ( a satirical take on Fairy tales), I took this book, “Being Boys”, assuming that this book is going to present the boys’ view of the problem. I expected a funny book, a light read. But what I read was totally […]

Being Boys


Nirmala & Normala - Sowmya Rajendran & Niveditha Subramaniam 2
Do works of art (literature, cinema, music etc) reflect contemporary culture? or is contemporary culture influenced by art? Popular art (particularly formulaic mainstream cinema) has been instrumental in reinforcing traditional stereotypes on gender roles and relationships. Some cinematic stereotypes that have been reinforced in the public mind are, “the-never-say-die-resilient-lover”, “the-funloving-intelligent-modest-girl”. […]

Nirmala & Normala – Sowmya Rajendran & Niveditha Subramaniam