Rahul Desai

A film critic (Film Companion) and columnist (The Hindu), Rahul Desai writes about everything cinematic under Mumbai's hot sun. When he isn't writing, you can find him losing in Fantasy League Sports, or exploring obscure countries to identify locations of his favourite films.

  • CheteshwaraPujara The Slow-Motion Charm of Cheteshwar Pujara

    Cheteshwar Pujara is Man of the Match of the Adelaide Test. He may have scored 71 in the second innings. But it was his lone-hero 123 on the first day of the first Test that made all the difference. He scored his 16th century, crossed 5000 runs. Pujara showed intent – to defend, struggle, understand, grind, graft, and survive

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  • NovakDjokovic Why the Humourless Wimbledon Needs Djoker, the Comeback Clown

    Novak Djokovic has been a clown, he has been fragile, he has been gracious, he has been human. There is no way tennis could feel complete without Djokovic, who is now part of the triumvirate of fairytale returns alongside his rivals Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer.

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  • RohitSharma A Toast to the Greatness of Rohit Sharma’s Inconsistency

    Only a longtime Rohit Sharma fan can effectively exploit both his greatness and his inconsistencies to their own profit. And only a true Rohit Sharma fan can go so far as to romanticise the greatness of his inconsistency.

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