It would be difficult to imagine that a real-life event like the coronavirus pandemic wouldn’t usher in a new phase for the disaster genre within Hindi film.
If the audiences are lapping up films that reinforce a sense of patriotism, why is it being talked about as effective propaganda?
| 2-minute read
Real Indian Hero: Vicky Kaushal is Sam Manekshaw in Meghna Gulzar's new movie. But Vicky faces a much tougher battle here
From playing a Pakistani officer to one of India's greatest real-life war heroes, Vicky Kaushal's come a long way. Does he have the acting chops to portray the much-loved Manekshaw?
John Abraham, with his good looks and rugged physique, has managed to crack the code of a sure-fire hit — nationalism!
IMDb top rated Indian movies: Vicky Kaushal’s ‘Uri’ beats Amitabh Bachchan’s “Anand’ and Satyajit Ray’s ‘Pather Pachali.’ What’s wrong with Indian audiences?
Based on ratings from regular IMDb users, the list is arguably democratic. But then, do we REALLY know anything?
Hyper-nationalism or screen politicking is certainly not new to Bollywood. So why are we debating it for 'The Accidental Prime Minister' or 'Uri'?
Both these films have been bitterly criticised. But if 'Padmaavat' could enjoy what many called 'creative licence', what took that licence away from these two films?
Up until 2018, actors like Vicky Kaushal had to be, well, table salt in the otherwise Bollywood mezze. In 2018, that's changed!
| 3-minute read
LK Advani seen watching 'Uri': 5 reasons why the BJP veteran didn't make it to 'The Accidental Prime Minister' theatre
Was it Manmohan Singh? Or something else? A few surmises on why Advani, a known film buff who's been a movie reviewer himself, was spotted at an 'Uri' show!
| 3-minute read