Gautam Chintamani

OPEN TO OPINION

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

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Why the sale of RK studios is end of an era for Hindi cinema

For film historians and serious students of cinema, the studio's legacy was unmatched.

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Why Bollywood biopics fail

The film ‘Sanju’ is a textbook study of everything that can be misrepresented in the garb of real events when it comes to popular Hindi cinema.

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How books are changing Bollywood

The degree of exchange between literature and cinema is on the cusp of change.

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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.