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The Last Courtesans of Bombay

By Kunal Purohit

Published: September, 2019


This podcast series uncovers the mysterious world of Bombay’s courtesans to find a rich history of women who subvert patriarchy, defy gender stereotypes and uphold feminist intellectual tradition. The podcast, hosted by Kunal Purohit, reveals the cultural histories that are slowly being extinguished because of political intervention and social stigma, and are in danger of being lost, forever.

Many of the podcast interviews are in Hindi or Urdu. English translations for the episodes are available at the links below.

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