Illustrations by Neethi
Urvashi Bahuguna, author of the critically lauded poetry collection, Terrarium, and No Straight Thing Was Ever Made, provides an exclusive must-read list, bringing together thematically diverse literary works that are awash in visceral descriptions of the natural world.
WALK ON THE WILD SIDE
Text by Shreya Dasgupta. Photographs by Parnil Vishwasrao
The rugged topography of central India’s Chambal valley is expertly navigated by cinematographer Anuj Rakesh Dhawan’s lens in the Hindi movie Sonchiriya. Shreya Dasgupta plays guide as her well-trained eye tracks the sinuous camerawork, zeroing in on the specific terrains, vegetation and wildlife that get screen time.
Text by Anandita Bhalerao. Illustration by Rohan Hande
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