Kaavya Asoka

Kaavya Asoka is a New York–based critic and journalist.


  • Pickles, Puja, and Pulp: On Tamil Pulp Fiction

    BORN INTO SOUTH INDIA’S cinematic capital, Madras (now Chennai), I rarely watched Bollywood films. But my grandmother’s enthusiasm for Tamil movies meant a childhood with a generous, if involuntary, dose of Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Prabhu, Mohan, Radha, Nadhiya, Ambika, ...