Stars are but Worlds Aflame

The final day of Spring Fever was a star-studded one with Twinkle Khanna doing a reading out of her block-buster book, Mrs Funnybones, published by Penguin Random House last August. Twinkle Khanna is a Bollywood actor and popular columnist and is a regular contributor to The Times of India and DNA After Hrs wherein she talks about the taboos in society. “I am a Feminist.” — Twinkle Khanna I am a feminist, she said. Feminism is the want to have equal opportunities for women in all aspects. What is holding us back are fairy tales, she pointed out – the needless…

Chiseling Men and Women Out of Myths

In Incarnations, Sunil Khilnani chisel men and women out of myths, repaints them in their true colors, and explains how these flawed, and rebellious individuals in possession of but a few gifts changed the course of history. Sunil Khilnani, currently Avantha Professor and Director of India Institute, Kings College London, is the author of the acclaimed and influential work – The Idea of India; and most recently of Incarnations: India in 50 Lives published by Penguin Books India in February 2016. March 16th, 2016 For the second day of Spring Fever – Delhi’s oldest literary and cultural festival hosted by…