Musthafa Azeez

Indian born and raised in Qatar and currently making plans to be buried in Canada. Voracious reader, avid cinephile, self-published author of a crime novel and a freelance journalist.

Here’s Why Indian Students Should Do Part-time Work in India

Shortly after turning 29, I began working at a fast-food outlet in Canada part-time. For the first time in my life, I...

Would You Marry A Woman Older Than You?

I’d never before told my parents about a girl I was interested in. “She’s Sri...

Should We Let Social Media Influencers Into ICU Wards?

News about the impending COVID-19 pandemic is everywhere. Over the weekend many of us swiped through Instagram posts with increasing alarm, monitored...

I Have A Malayali Accent. Is That A Problem?

After spending the first 18 years of my life in the Middle East, I went to India for college.

What’s The Best Way To Be Anti-Arnab Goswami?

Schadenfreude: It’s a word borrowed from the German language that expresses a complex emotion. It’s defined as “the experience of pleasure, joy,...

Does The American Presidency Affect Malayalis?

I was talking to my dear friend Shahbaz when I was momentarily distracted. “Sorry bro,” I told him after staring at my...

Do We Need Social Media Classes in School?

This is a follow-up to the article The School That’s Transforming Minds of Malayali Students. To understand the full context of this...

The School That’s Transforming Minds of Malayali Students

Back in February 2020, when life was still normal and “social distancing” was an unknown phenomenon, I was in my hometown for...