Articles by Jai Arjun Singh

  • In Defense of the Song Sequence In Defense of the Song Sequence

    January 2017

    The song and dance sequence in Bollywood cinema is often dismissed as a frivolous filler, but there is substance to it

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  • Bollywood and borders Bollywood and borders

    June 2012

    Contemporary Bollywood films seem to travel through borders and generations with an uncanny ease. Writings on the journey, however, are not as effortless.

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  • A novel of thresholds

    Ordinary Observer, 22 May 2019

    It is indeed exciting to see so many writers collaborating to create a female character.
    The irony is a novel written during the heyday of th...

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  • Diary of a disastrous campaign

    Sharda Chhetri, 10 May 2019

    Had wanted to know about who this captain Kincloch was and the role he played in the gorkha invasion of Nepal. Sadly, he played no role. But what if h...

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  • Chasing a legend

    Dr shyam skha shyam, 05 May 2019

    Gem of an article. Hats off to researcher.

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