Mavis D'Silva

Mavis likes learning phrases in different languages, then using them incessantly to sound like an intellectual. When she isn't screaming 'SEPPUKU!', she cries over anime OSTs and decodes BTS universe.

  • pcospcodperiod Sara Ali Khan Spoke about PCOS. What’s Stopping Us?

    When Sara Ali Khan spoke about PCOS on a Koffee with Karan episode, I screamed, “Go girl”. I’d had the disorder – which affects one in 10 Indian women – for years before I sought help for it. But if it is so common, why are we so afraid and ashamed to talk about it?

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  • motherdaughterradio Mann Ka Radio: How My Mother’s Playlist Taught Me to Find My Own Frequency

    I grew up on my mother’s radio-ordained playlist of Lata Mangeshkar and Mohd Rafi. But as a teenager, when every girl in school fawned over the Jonas Brothers and Taylor Swift, I, too embarrassed to ask my classmates the names of the songs they were singing, turned to Google. It eventually dawned on me: I didn’t care about fitting in.

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