In the center of Meghe Dhaka Tara, Ranen Roychoudhury appears as the folk singer whose slow sway and arching features evoke a quiet transcendence. His sweet, lilting cries peel back the cruelty of the melodrama and present the beating heart of Ritwik Ghatak’s humanism.
JoinedNovember 25, 2020
Aegor Ray is a writer, interdisciplinary artist, and organizer with the Sex Workers Outreach Project in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His work has appeared in Peach Mag, Cosmonauts Ave, BOMB Mag, and MNArtists.org. Ray is writing a collection of transsexual speculative fiction and paranormal romance short stories.
As each male performer in Young Frankenstein revels in his own strangeness, I find new ways to tap dance in my own haunted house.