Recent publications:

  • I have been trying to work on film education in India for some time now. This little piece is something that I wrote as part of the series From Nottingham and Beyond. Just to start off a conversation. Hoping to develop it into a larger research project. Read more>
  • Books:

  • Translated a collection of poems into English from the original Telugu language by the romantic poet of the early 20th century, Devulapalli Krishna Sastry.
    Publisher: Kuppam University, Andhra Pradesh, India, 2006-07
  • Cinemalochana, a collection of writings on cinema
    Publisher: Analpa Communications, 2003
  • Articles:

  • 'The Female Wonder of Indian Cinema- a Velcro between Music and Images'- Cinemaya, 2005 April
  • 'Music is God', Interview with Lata Mangeshkar
  • Published interviews with (among others)

  • Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia, flautist, Hindustani classical music
  • Mangalampalli Balamurali Krishna, vocalist, Carnatic classical music
  • Chittibabu, Veena maestro
  • L. Subrahmaniam, Violinist, Carnatic classical music
  • R. Prasanna, guitarist, Carnatic classical music
  • Lata Mangeshkar, playback singer
  • R. Balasaraswati Devi, playback singer
  • Bhanumati Ramakrishna, singing actress
  • O. P. Nayyar, film music composer of 1950s-60s from Mumbai
  • VAK Ranga Rao, musicologist and gramophone record collector
  • Prokash Karmakar, painter
  • Gautam Ghose, filmmaker
  • Shyam Benegal, filmmaker
  • Jikki, playback singer
  • Jamuna Rani, playback singer
  • Kamala Chandrababu, actress
  • Vijaya Nirmala, actress and director
  • S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, playback singer
  • Reports on International Film Festivals of India

    1992- Bangalore
    1995- Mumbai
    1996- New Delhi
    1998-New Delhi
    1999- Hyderabad
    2004- Goa