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Behind The Scenes—Sitting Down With Nag Ashwin

In one of India’s most cut-throat film industries, Nag Ashwin, an alumnus of Manipal’s School of Communication, has successfully managed to carve out a niche for himself. With two resoundingly successful films under his belt, the Telugu writer-director sat down with us to talk about his journey as a filmmaker and what the future of this industry holds.

Going the Distance–Sitting down with Sakshi Maheshwari

“While I was in the wheelchair, I realised that you can’t take even simple things, like running, for granted.” Sakshi Maheshwari, a final year KMC student, battled against all odds after she met with a serious road accident. In an interview with The MIT Post, she talks about her love for marathon running and the power of positive thinking.

The Student Council (2018-2019)

One of the most important student bodies in MIT, the Student Council is an example of indirect democracy in action. These elected individuals form the link between the student populace and the authorities. In this article, the members of the Council share their motivations for running for office and their agenda for the coming year.

To Aishu Didi, with Love—Sitting Down with Aishwarya Shetty

Aishwarya Shetty decided to veer off the beaten path when she became a teacher after completing her engineering degree. An MIT alumnus, she taught in an orthodox Muslim neighbourhood as a Teach For India Fellow. In an interview with The Post, she shared her thoughts on her experience as a teacher and some of the issues plaguing the Indian education sector.

Two to Tango—Sitting Down with Bryden and Parth

Bryden and Parth are no strangers to rubbing shoulders with the likes of Aditya Chopra and Raghu Dixit during the course of a regular work day. The Post had the opportunity to converse with them about learning the ropes of the Bollywood music industry, rising to YouTube stardom in this day and age, and much more.

An Artisan’s Touch—Sitting Down With Veena Srinivas

Kavi Kale is a monochromatic art form that was hugely prevalent in the coastal regions of the nation but has been sidelined with the advent of modern contemporary styles as well as the constant temple renovations. Mrs Veena Srinivas has been practising and holding exhibitions in this particular art form in a bid to revive interest and awareness towards this rapidly declining cultural heritage. Read on for our interview with her when she came to Manipal as a panelist for MILAP 2018.