Madhureeta Anand

OPEN TO OPINION

English   |   Bangla
The Big M

Film Director. Director of Kajarya. Founder of the Digital Film Festival - New Delhi, occassional writer, a mom and lover of life.

POLITICS

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Armed men, friendly cops, underfed cows: My visit to a Haryana gau rakshak office

‘We were really hurt when Modi said we were goondas, we are working with the administration’.

VOICES

 |  The Big M  |   9-minute read

I met a gau rakhshak who is not afraid of Modi

I carried home the two encounters with the predators and the victims.

VARIETY

 |  The Big M  |   5-minute read

ART & CULTURE

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What Bollywood needs to learn before giving dynasty lessons to Rahul Gandhi

Dynasties are of two kinds, one based on the gene pool and the other on fostered affiliations.

POLITICS

 |  The Big M  |   5-minute read

The rape analogy Salman Khan's films make

Cinema in India has taken a huge leap, but there is one thing that remains the same – how women are treated on screen.

POLITICS

 |  The Big M  |   4-minute read

We don't burn bras: 10 things feminists don't do

We know that people are so much more than their bodies.

POLITICS

 |  The Big M  |   5-minute read

What men from Delhi's Mandaveli have to say about women's safety

The idea is not to reinvent power equations, but to think of power in a new way altogether.

ART & CULTURE

 |  The Big M  |   4-minute read

Bollywood must learn from Spotlight and the Oscars

Fine filmmaking combined with a strong social message creates winners.

POLITICS

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Indians must thank Modi sarkar and Hindutva for sedition

By being as anti-freedom as British Raj, they have forced the Indian to speak up and be counted.

ART & CULTURE

 |  The Big M  |   4-minute read

What does an artist make of a reviewer?

First-time directors, stung by criticism, end up at the beginner's block.