To Anne Frank, with a heartfelt apology

When I first attempted to read Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl I had been was around the same age as her when she penned down the diary and took pride in my ability to read anything and everything I could lay my hand on at the Air Force library nearby. However, that…

The portrait of a naked child

Recently, while watching movies I made the startling discovery that shots of a naked infant were considered an acceptable practice as late as the early 2000s. I had expected a higher degree of reasonable care in this context at least from parallel cinema but I was disappointed. I recently read in an article that while…

An appeal for Victim Impact Statement

There are more issues that plague the criminal justice system of our country than I can probably even count on my fingers at the first instance. While tareekh pe tareekh given by courts has become a patent dialogue that resonated with mainstream cinema its treatment of criminal justice system has been more or less restricted…