Anna MM Vetticad

Anna MM Vetticad

Anna MM Vetticad is a prominent Delhi-based journalist, social commentator and author of the critically acclaimed book The Adventures of an Intrepid Film Critic. 

She began her career as a journalist in 1994. Since then, she has worked with the leading Indian print publications India Today and The Indian Express and the television channel Headlines Today. She was Headlines Today’s Entertainment Editor, film critic and host of the interview show Star Trek, which drew all the country’s eminent film personalities.

As an independent journalist since 2011, she has written for numerous Indian and global media platforms. She also runs the blog annavetticadgoes2themovies, one of India’s most popular off-mainstream film review platforms.

Anna is a sought-after speaker on gender, cinema and matters of social concern at national and international forums.

Islamophobia

Indian media accused of Islamophobia for its coronavirus coverage

A large section of media in India accused of running shows that appear to blame Muslims for the spread of the virus.

Indian media accused of Islamophobia for its coronavirus coverage

Cinema

Virus: A lesson from Mollywood on how to tackle coronavirus

The 2019 film on Kerala's Nipah virus outbreak offers a blueprint on how to effectively stem the spread of COVID-19.

Virus: A lesson from Mollywood on how to tackle coronavirus

India

Sridevi: a true pan-Indian superstar from Kollywood to Bollywood

With Sridevi's untimely death, Indian cinema lost one of its brightest stars.

Sridevi: a true pan-Indian superstar from Kollywood to Bollywood

Arts & Culture

India's Bollywood speaks out against rape

Long derided for trivialising women, Bollywood is shrugging off its trademark social apathy to join anti-rape crusade.

India's Bollywood speaks out against rape

Arts & Culture

Indian cinema's new moves for 2014

India cinema clocked hundred years in 2013, but the year ahead promises more fun from Bollywood and south Indian cinema.

Indian cinema's new moves for 2014