Cinema

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ART & CULTURE

 |  Tarar Square  |  7-minute read
Women, Cinema, Bollywood heroines

Anushka Sharma, Alia Bhatt, Sridevi - Bollywood still failing women

Most films are reluctant to go beyond the love aspect of a woman's life.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Social change, Cinema, Triple Talaq, Bollywood

How Hindi cinema influenced the Indian mindset

Over the years, Bollywood has acted as a potent agent of social change by mirroring the contemporary society.

VOICES

 |  Point Blank  |  3-minute read
Molestation, Cinema, Dileep, Malayalam actor

Malayalam actor's assault case: Why I feel the entire film industry is complicit

What superstar Dileep did not expect in his 'script' was a strong woman character, unlike the submissive ones in his movies.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Gandhi, Victoria and Abdul, Cinema, British Raj

How Indian films are faring to depict what India was like under the British Raj

While Bollywood might be some distance from grasping India’s colonial past, two new foreign productions are telling the Indian side of the story.

ART & CULTURE

 |  1.55 minutes watch-minute read
Mother, Cinema, Death, Reema Lagoo

Why Bollywood will miss Reema Lagoo

The veteran actress played more diverse roles than just the ideal Indian mother

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Internet, Technology, New World, Cinema

Why films we see today aren't what they used to be

Thanks to modern technology, cinema can respond to the viewers as much as viewers respond to cinema.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Intolerance, Cinema, Om Puri, Twitter Trolls

Why some Twitter trolls are celebrating Om Puri's death

Anybody who is even slightly critical of the government or has a different opinion receives a scathing response.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Films, Marilyn Monroe, Cinema, Jiah Khan

Jiah Khan's suicide: How acting is risky business in this era

In the absence of a barrier between public and private, an actor's off-screen troubles becomes an inseparable part of their persona.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Aparna Sen, Saari Raat, Literature, Cinema

Aparna Sen's Saari Raat shows cinema can lend literature a new dimension

It takes a director like her to construct a powerful, unforgettable narrative.

VARIETY

 |  Breaking views  |  1-minute read
Cinema, Bollywood, Baahubali

Why did Kattappa kill Baahubali? Hilarious reactions from foreigners

Rickshawali goes around Rome/Italy to ask foreigners about their opinion.