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.

How Much of Your Past Will You Tell Your Potential Partner?

My friend Aryan was in love. He’d been talking to a girl for about three months, and he was ready...

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...