G Vishnu — Tehelka

G Vishnu
G  Vishnu

G Vishnu has worked as a cameraman and assistant script-writer on two documentary films on tribal issues with Shri Prakash, a prominent film-maker in Jharkhand. He has reported on matters like Naxal-State conflict and politics as is seen in New Delhi. He has been a part of TEHELKA's investigations team since August 2011. He finished his post-graduation in Communication from Manipal University in 2009.

Blogs By G Vishnu

The Brechtian choice in the Red Corridor

The Brechtian choice in the Red Corridor

0 June 5, 2013 in Current Affairs

It was a Sunday morning and Om Shanti Om was playing on television. For a tiny shack, the TV was too big – a hideously odd addition. Apart from an old man and two kids sleeping on the floor, a young man was having brunch watching TV. Travelling in a […]

The Man

The Man

4 September 29, 2012 in Current Affairs

Recently, a journalist friend from Bangalore in a late evening conversation over the phone went on a bitching trip about his city. He had no issues with the urban-scape, amenities, food or how safe the city is — simply because he loves the city for all that. This guy’s chagrin […]

Garudpidi.

Garudpidi.

0 September 23, 2012 in Current Affairs

By the time in 2009, I had already spent three exhausting months in Jharkhand working as a cameraman for a documentary filmmaker fanatic about attention to details. I had had already been to some of the remotest parts of the state, met people with stories as absurd as that of some of the characters […]

Police, media and the creature called ‘terrorist’

Police, media and the creature called ‘terrorist’

5 September 13, 2012 in Current Affairs

In the first week of  September, 18 Muslim youth were arrested in Bangalore, Hubli, Hyderabad and Nanded in Maharashtra on charges of being suspected terrorists – supposedly foot soldiers of the shadowy entity Indian Mujahideen. That all of them are Muslims and below 30 years of age. Something unfortunately never […]