To round up our year in long-form journalism, here are some of our stories from 2016,selected byThe Caravan's editors.
Taran N Khan in February
In just five years, Ranveer Singh has gone from anonymity to superstardom. While his cinematic successes have won him adoration, his ribald public image has sometime occasioned contempt. Fuelling his rise, Khan reports, is an intense love of the spotlight, and the giant promotional machinery of modern Bollywood fame.