Gautaman Bhaskaran

OPEN TO OPINION

The author is a writer, commentator and movie critic.

ART & CULTURE

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Why CBFC has refused to okay Malayalam documentary on Emergency

'21 Months of Hell' is mainly a run through of interviews with those who suffered during those dark days.

POLITICS

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Why Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan are keeping Tamil Nadu on its toes about joining politics

The two Tamil superstars in the absence of movie hits have been keeping themselves relevant with their to-be-or-not-to-be-in-politics question.

VARIETY

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ART & CULTURE

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Mammootty's fans are sending Parvathy rape and death threats. Shame on him

South Indian cinema industry is getting over-protective towards its male stars – almost obsessively so.

ART & CULTURE

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ART & CULTURE

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S Durga losing battle at IFFI is ridiculous as it gets

The film is a powerful take on how men tend to view women, how they tend to objectify them.

ART & CULTURE

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Chennai techie murder: Tamil cinema needs to stop glamourising stalking

Actors like Dhanush and Udhayanidhi Stalin have turned stalking into a fine art.

ART & CULTURE

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ART & CULTURE

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VARIETY

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Nude and S Durga out of IFFI Panorama, despite the jury choosing them, is appalling

What is the point of appointing a jury at public expense if the government is going to arbitrarily overrule it?