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Krishna Shastri Devulapalli

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | Do you know who we are, Europe?

Don’t forget we had pushpaka vimanams. Imagine if we decided to bring them back. What would happen to your airlines and visa fees? Lol!

07 May 2023 12:05 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | How to leave home a cynic and return an optimist

Buck up. We have a world to save

09 Apr 2023 12:00 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | Synonyms that so often are antonyms instead

So is a painting by Cézanne, an Ennio Morricone composition or the unfettered flatulence of someone close by who’s eaten a garlic naan

25 Mar 2023 9:19 PM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | How to recognise a writer

Didn’t Groucho Marx say it best? ‘I refuse to be a member of any club that accepts me.’

26 Feb 2023 1:55 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | Why I just love literature festivals

Literature festivals, for the unversed, are where we writers go to mingle with wannabes, has-beens, never-will-bes, there-he-is-agains

29 Jan 2023 12:00 AM


Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | How to stay safe in the coming wave

Below is a list of people who need to be avoided not just during pandemic times but even if a meteor were to come hurtling at us

01 Jan 2023 12:05 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | How Mallikarjun Babu’s secret weapon backfired

To this day, Malli, now a grandfather, gets a befuddled look in his eyes and bites his lower lip suggestively when the incident is mentioned

11 Dec 2022 1:25 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | What’s old isn’t necessarily gold

What the romanticization of old friendships also brings into sharp focus is how little we seem to value the concept of values

13 Nov 2022 12:10 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | Fiction is dead.... Long live fiction

Fiction is in a dismal state, said a well-known literary agent

16 Oct 2022 7:54 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | Trespassers Will Be Garlanded

Over the years, I have got used to receiving my own posts as WhatsApp forwards attributed to others

11 Sep 2022 1:00 AM


Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | Carpenter-backed roles and plumber’s actors

Honestly, though, film folk, you’ll have to come up with new things to say in your coming interviews

14 Aug 2022 12:15 AM

Book Review | Naval playing field: How post-Partition Amritsar nurtured an elegant artiste

If the time and place played a significant role in the making of Naval, one can’t discount the influence of her rich antecedents either

23 Jul 2022 10:30 PM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | The uninterrupted cigarette of love

Nothing defines love, or for that matter allows you to experience love in its elemental sense, than bittersweet separation and anticipation

02 Jul 2022 11:22 PM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | The Language of Love

When people from diverse linguistic backgrounds need to communicate with each other, they will find ways

05 Jun 2022 12:59 AM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | White lies, brown noses

No one is lying sleepless and chanting the Hanuman Chalisa over our skyrocketing economic, military, yogic, and, above all, cinematic power

01 May 2022 2:42 AM


Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | #RealMenDon’tHuddle

Every horror perpetrated on every woman is born out of what we have come to accept as the male huddle, including rape.

18 Oct 2020 9:57 AM

Devulapalli | Time to move on from mythology

How about we put history aside for a bit and brush up on reason, scientific thinking and logic instead?

06 Sep 2020 11:15 PM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli | Three Short Tales On Art

In some cases, the publishing houses have been sold, lock, stock and barrel

21 Jun 2020 4:54 PM

Krishna Shastri Devulapalli: Let them have song

Why give them rice, dal and water, was his point, when we could give them life-affirming art and literature

24 May 2020 7:03 PM

10 reasons why I want to be reborn a South Hero

“I’ve seen a couple. My wi-fi has been down. The Dthritarashtra-Sanjaya Network is up for sale, as you know.”

01 Mar 2020 4:14 AM