Portfolio

Bhakti writes on a wide variety of topics, from how car-free streets affect Heritage cities, to the remarkable scientific achievement that was Dolly the sheep, from the entrepreneurial spirit of a million-dollar contract winning Indian author, to bemoaning the state of modern friendships, and more.

Her byline has appeared in several international publications such as NationalGeographic.com, CNN Travel, Mental Floss, Marie Claire (USA) and South China Morning Post.

Bhakti reports and writes feature stories and essays on:

Science:
The Scientific Marvel That Was Dolly the Sheep

Bollywood:
Coming of Age of Bollywood Sports Movies (South China Morning Post)

– Interview with ‘Queen’ Movie Director Vikas Bahl (South China Morning Post)

Young Bollywood Actresses Take to Film Production (South China Morning Post)

– Bollywood’s FilmCity Studio to Welcome Tourists (The National, UAE) 

Culture & Lifestyle:
– The Salsa Twins bring their act to the Abu Dhabi International Dance Festival (The National, UAE)

Three Authors on Why They Left India for Good…and Why Two of Them Returned (The Hindu Literary Review)

Amish Tripathi: The Entrepreneurial Author & His Million Dollar Advance (The National UAE)

Social Media:
– 10 Years of Facebook (Fatigue) – The Hindu

Travel:
– 16 Artist Hangouts You Can Still Go To (CNN Travel)

– Mumbai’s FilmCity Studio to Welcome Tourists (The National, UAE)

Feminism, Gender Issues:
– Mary Kom: A Fight Club & a Biopic (Marie Claire, USA)

– India seeks to improve sanitation by urging men to build toilets to woo brides (Women’s eNews)

– Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Meena Ganesh & Rashmi Bansal on ‘Leaning In’ and the Working Woman (Mint)

– How an increasing number of Hindi soaps are taking up feminist causes (The WIP, USA)

Ecology & Sustainability:
– Elrhino Saves the Planet with Poo (Business Standard)

Development Issues:
– India seeks to improve sanitation by urging men to build toilets to woo brides (Women’s eNews)

Inspirational:
– Mary Kom: A Fight Club & a Biopic (Marie Claire, USA)

Personal Essay:
Of Daughters & Grandmothers (Women’s Web)

Sports:
– Mary Kom: A Fight Club & a Biopic (Marie Claire, USA)