Rachel Dwyer

Rachel Dwyer is Professor of Indian Cultures and Cinema at SOAS, University of London

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Farewell, Our Chandni of Moonlit Romance

She could change expressions as quickly as clouds pass over the sun. In moments, it could change from sad, happy, adoring or scared to surprise. Her huge eyes with long lashes seem too exaggerated to be real, and when she rolls them in silliness, winks in naughtiness or fills them with tears, they are unmissable. She wrinkles her nose and pouts, bites her lip and smiles