Contributors – Volume 3. Issue 2

Ritika Pant

Ritika Pant is a doctoral candidate at the department of Cinema Studies, School of Arts & Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. A gold-medalist from the AJK MCRC, Jamia Millia Islamia, she is also a recipient of the Junior Research Fellowship from the University Grants Commission. She has worked as a media practitioner in the Indian television industry for a few years. She has previously taught Journalism and Mass Communication to undergraduate students at the University of Delhi and the AJK MCRC, Jamia Millia Islamia.  She has presented research papers at various national and international conferences and has also received research fellowships from the Charles Wallace India Trust and Sarai – CSDS. Her M.Phil dissertation focused on the discourse of female stardom on the small-screen and her doctoral thesis explores the transnational aspects of Indian television.


Shiva Thorat

Shiva Thorat has worked with digital media, and studied societal power equations and high-low culture. He was Creative Assistant for a media production company, and Dissemination Manager at the School of Media and Cultural Studies, TISS. As a Sarai Fellow, he worked on the invisible labour and the fugitive nature of small scale industry linked to “downloading culture” in Khandesh, Maharashtra. His publications include ‘Jugaad and Tactics, Reflections.’


Aditi Maddali

Aditi Maddali is an alumna of the Class of 2015 of the MA in Media and Cultural Studies at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. Her work entails research and production of multi-media content.


Sudha K F

Sudha K F has done her MA in Literary and Cultural Studies at EFLU, Hyderabad and is currently pursuing an MA in Film Practice at the University of Reading.


Ishani Dey

Ishani Dey is pursuing her Ph.D. in Cinema Studies from the School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University. Her current work is on cinema’s digital desires and its effort to escape somatic scrutiny. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism and is an alumnus of MCRC, Jamia Millia Islamia.


Shivani Gupta

Shivani Gupta is a PhD Candidate in the South Asian Studies Programme at National University of Singapore.


Tarishi Verma

Tarishi Verma is a recent postgraduate from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India and is currently a Trainee Sub-Editor at the Indian Express Online, India. She is interested in studying gender in various cultural and virtual spaces.


Editorial Team
Editor: Prof. Anjali Monteiro
Associate Editor:Mr. Faiz Ullah, Ms. Nithila Kanagasabai


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Prof. K.P. Jayasankar
Ms. Aditi Maddali


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Ms. Ketaki Chowkhani