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ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Physical Abuse, Kidnapping, Alia Bhatt, হাইওয়ে

I'm your captive, and I love it: Stockholm Syndrome and how 'Kabir Singh' is promoting it

Do we find ourselves drawn towards captivity? If yes, what does that say about us?

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Sexist, Toxic masculinity, Arjun Reddy, Kiara advani

Kabir Singh Movie Review: Shahid Kapoor romanticises toxic masculinity, and it's not good

Kabir Singh is not just an angry, abusive person. He’s sexist, elitist and an entitled a-word that I’m not using to keep it clean. I’m going with a very generous 1 star out of 5.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Alia Bhatt, Amitabh Bachchan, Angry young man, Anger Management

Not more Kabir Singh or Arjun Reddy! I want an 'angry young woman' in Indian cinema now!

Why do we accept men with temper issues but not women? Why are women always the calming comforters, but never the raging protagonist? When will Bollywood ever grow up?

ART & CULTURE

 |  Tarar Square  |  9-minute read
Shahid Kapoor, Sanjay leela bhansali, Rani Padmini, Padmaavat

Watching Padmaavat in Pakistan: Why it did not leave me reduced just to a vagina

Which India has been shown?

ART & CULTURE

 |  6-minute read
Shahid Kapoor, Sanjay leela bhansali, Rani Padmini, Padmaavat

The worst (and best) thing about Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat

Sanjay Leela Bhansali's glorified treatment of the archaic practice of jauhar - mass suicide by fire - is a disconcerting watch.

VARIETY

 |  KOCH DIARIES  |  3-minute read
Shahid Kapoor, Feminism, Mira Rajput

Mira Rajput doesn't understand feminism. And that's okay

You say 'feminazis' are equal to 'male chauvinists'.

ART & CULTURE

 |  2-minute read
Rangoon, Shahid Kapoor

Shahid Kapoor on working with Vishal Bhardwaj - again - in Rangoon

Given that Bhardwaj has given Kapoor his career-defining roles in Kaminey and Haider, expectations are sky high from this film.

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Bollywood, Shahid Kapoor, Udta Punjab

I am a Punjabi and I hated Udta Punjab

Kudos to the film writers who could not decide if it was a documentary, fiction or a cocktail.

ART & CULTURE

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Alia Bhatt, Shahid Kapoor, Udta Punjab

Alia Bhatt's performance is the high point of Udta Punjab

The actress has pulled off a part that not many imagined she would be suitable to play.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Rough Cut  |  4-minute read
Shahid Kapoor, Drugs, Udta Punjab

Why Udta Punjab is more than a footnote in history

Bollywood has the licence to finally tell it like it is.