Gautam Chintamani

OPEN TO OPINION

Cinephile, observer of society and technology and author of the of Dark Star: The Loneliness of Being Rajesh Khanna.

ART & CULTURE

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Why Quantico is wrong in raising bogey of 'Hindu' terror

The Priyanka Chopra starrer show has been under fire for showing 'Hindu' extremists plot an attack in Manhattan with the motive of blaming it on Pakistan.

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Raazi has breathed fresh life into 'women-centric' cinema in Bollywood

Such movies can be mainstream, low-budget, yet successful at the box office.

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Alia Bhatt — the greatest female superstar than all those before her

Raazi actor has hit a moment never enjoyed by successful seniors like Madhubala, Rekha, even Sridevi.

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Ajay Devgn's Raid shows Bollywood isn't making enough films for 'Bharat'

Lack of subjects and themes in films about a certain kind of India is baffling.

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Should Bollywood continue to engage with Pakistani artists?

Principally, there should be no dilution of our stance as a nation when it comes to security and safety.

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VARIETY

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A guide to this year’s Oscars

For the first time in years, the Academy has a chance to commemorate the talent as well as themes transforming cinema, without causing any major upset.

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This is how Netflix is killing cinema

In 2018 the streaming service plans to releases 80 original films sans a conventional theatrical run.

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Why Disney's $52.4 billion takeover of Fox spells doom for Hollywood

Experts believe that Disney essentially went in for 20th Century Fox with the aim to get into its own streaming business.