Namrata Jain has taught literature in English for a decade at the University of Delhi. She earned her M.A. in English from the University of Delhi and her doctorate from the Jawaharlal Nehru University. Her area of interest/research has been feminism, literary theory, European drama, post-colonial studies, and Contemporary Indian Theatre. She has been actively engaged in theatre since 2002.
It all started one evening when Prakash got a new phone from his office. It was the company policy for all employees to use an Apple phone and he had got a free upgrade from his old keypad standard phone to a smart phone.
Tourist’s camel ride–
With a promise to find the location for shooting
I had imagined the throes of love with an older man at the age of fifteen,
The film had given me gooseflesh.
The bonfire and kalbelia dance
I was ready.