From Amitabh Bachchan to the Khans, Bollywood has always normalised violence against women. Today, 'Kabir Singh' director Sandeep Vanga describes violence as expressing true love.
Karnad was an intellectual giant whose knowledge of, and contribution to, art, cinema and literature remains unmatched. He was also a fearless social voice who stood up for what he believed in.
It’s not as if movies have lost their edge as agents of conditioning, but what has changed is how the average audience refuses to drink the Kool-Aid of yore with the same enthusiasm.
‘Avengers: Endgame’ success: The film’s impact on the comic-book movie genre and how the ‘end’ might not be as near as we think
While the contribution of the film to the comic-book movie genre is unparalleled, it will be interesting to see how the film changes the course of future cinema.