Nadya Agrawal

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Nadya Agrawal is a Brooklyn-based writer and editor. She founded Kajal Magazine and hosts the Cardamom Pod on Earios Network.


Cover Photo: A still from the film Mississippi Masala with Sarita Choudhury and Denzel Washington
On ‘Mississippi Masala’ and the Politics of Desire

They were a two-sided awakening for me; a bi-panic-inducing pairing.

Sep 07, 2021
Cover Photo: A screenshot of 'Where's the Party Yaar'
The Fraught Identity of ‘Where’s the Party Yaar’

I get the melancholic task of laughing through my grief.

Jun 10, 2021
Cover Photo: A screenshot of Bend It Like Beckham with Jess (the film's heroine) in a soccer jersey and the girls in pink who sit on a bench
The Women Who Don’t Bend in ‘Bend It Like Beckham’

The film contains a pantheon of archetypes, all of them represented in these Indian Panjabi women.

Apr 12, 2021