Maya Prabhu

Maya Prabhu is a writer based in Bangalore. During the reporting of her story about jallikattu (Indian bull-riding), she was given the opportunity to name a baby Kankrej bull, and promptly named him after herself.

Stories By Maya Prabhu

The Fight Over One of the World’s Deadliest Sports

In this thousand-year-old pastime, 50 men battle to mount a charging bull. The riders say it’s an essential part of their heritage. Animal rights activists want it outlawed.