Popular Hindi cinema has for long ensured that people outside the state continue to look at Kashmir from a particular perspective that only allowed telling only half the story.
11 Aug 2019
Kashmir has a recorded history of over 5,000 years, and yet everything seems to be viewed in the light of what happened in the last six decades
21 Jul 2019
Article 15 joins a growing list of films that are armed with the persuasive power of movie and television and deal with events that are a part of our contemporary history.
18 Jul 2019
One could indeed experience a sense of letdown if they believed in the future that popular films, books, and video games had promised.
22 Jun 2019
Every film, at some level, is a political film and what separates a handful of them is the narrative’s ability to become an immortal comment on the times irrespective of the theme.
01 Jun 2019
Mukherjee’s is not the first biography of Dutt and certainly not the last, if reports of the star penning his version later this year are to be believed.
18 May 2019
The media industry for long has held the audiences’ demand responsible for whatever it wanted to peddle in the name of programming.
05 May 2019
The power of film as a medium can be gauged by what someone like Vladimir Lenin thought of it.
12 Apr 2019
Besides learning some fun facts and details about India’s previous elections, one can also see how predictions were made by Roy and friends
07 Apr 2019
The author draws examples from scores of films and other Indian storytelling formats.
29 Mar 2019
A few days ago the news of a possible remake of the 1990s Govinda-Karisma Kapoor film Coolie No. 1 made me think about the whole business of remakes in a new light.
23 Mar 2019
The advent of sound changed cinema the world over, but when it came to India, it did more than that.
09 Mar 2019
Sensationalism in the name of news is dangerous for it’s easy to be fooled into knowing something, the difficult part is to understand.
02 Mar 2019
Ray’s restraint in his casting calls is also the reason why his actors went on to become the embodiment of his vision but also an entire generation.
17 Feb 2019
When translated from Sanskrit, the extract simply asks the divine to lead the supplicant from untruth to truth, from darkness to light, from the fear of death to immortality.
08 Feb 2019