Apoorva Sripathi
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Apoorva Sripathi

I write about books, culture, food and movies—Tamil cinema in particular. Find me on Twitter at @Apoorvasripathi.


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A rose by any other name

On Chennai's obsession with rose milk, and the history of this drink in the city

The Goya Journal / April 2018 / Food

All about the baes

BuzzFeed’s chief copy editor on how language evolves every day and why it’s ok to skip some punctuations

The Hindu / February 2018 / People

Thali calling

Gluttoning it up in Jaipur

Melange, MetroPlus / February 2015 / Travel

The love game

Part 1 of a Valentine's Day special

Melange, MetroPlus / February 2015 / Column

A leg up for romance

About the struggles faced by persons with disabilities when it comes to romance and the people who play matchmaker

Melange, MetroPlus / February 2015 / Society

An epic journey

An interview with Bibek Debroy about his mammoth Mahabharata translation project

MetroPlus / February 2015 / Authors+Books

A moving picture

Chennai-based architect Ranga Rohini captures daily life through her random observations on an MTC bus

MetroPlus / February 2015 / Society

Bridging eras through verse

Independent musician Pradeep Kumar and American docu-maker Elias Bouquillon are on a mission to convey the musical essence and meaning of the Thiruppugazh

MetroPlus / February 2015 / Music

Pac(k)-woman

On the real struggles of packing

Melange, MetroPlus / January 2015 / Column

The real struggle

First World Problems in a Third World Country is real

Melange, MetroPlus / January 2015 / Column

The Ravinder Singh effect

Ravinder's fans are young, giggly and hang on to his every word

MetroPlus / January 2015 / Authors+Books

Of agony and ecstasy

Haruki Murakami as the agony uncle

Melange, MetroPlus / January 2015 / Column

Ringing in the old

I explore Goa's ruins, churches and charm

Melange, MetroPlus / December 2014 / Travel

Mind always mattered

What does the bikini round do for women? Or pageants even?

MetroPlus / December 2014 / Opinion

On the streets

How safe are our streets?

Melange, MetroPlus / December 2014 / Column

Help me! I'm a woman

Why can't the makers of Barbie get anything right?

Melange, MetroPlus / November 2014 / Column

Au naturel November

On No Shave November and grooming

Melange, MetroPlus / November 2014 / Column

Duty, above all else

I meet an ambulance pilot for whom hoax calls and long hours are part of the job

Melange, MetroPlus / November 2014 / People

Ticked off

On Whatsapp's blue ticks

Melange, MetroPlus / November 2014 / Column

Trying to save face

My column on Renee Zellweger's face and her choices

Melange, MetroPlus / October 2014 / Column

Around the world in curries

UK's Curry King Pat Chapman shares his love for curry and living out of a suitcase

MetroPlus / October 2014 / Food

A breed apart

Starting my column: Joan of snark. Post 1

Melange, MetroPlus / October 2014 / Column

A drink of nostalgia

Where I get reunited with my childhood sweetheart in Singapore

Melange, MetroPlus / October 2014 / Food

A school at the feet of heaven

Amidst Kashmir’s flash floods, I catches fantastic views and a warm Ladakhi dinner in Leh

Melange, MetroPlus / September 2014 / Travel

The sweet addition

The man behind Sri Krishna Sweets and his children give a new twist to the business

MetroPlus / September 2014 / Food

Celebrating aunty swag

I talk to Toronto-based Meera Sethi who documents South Asian aunties' unique sense of fashion

Melange, MetroPlus / September 2014 / People

The old school cut

Where I meet a hairdresser who tells me stories

Melange, MetroPlus / August 2014 / People

Woman, most unlikely

A profile of Soundarya, a 29-year-old transgender

Melange, MetroPlus / July 2014 / People

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