Gautam Chintamani

OPEN TO OPINION

English   |   Bangla

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

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Understanding Hollywood's obsession with Donald Trump

The old-world formats are desperate to get back viewers that have moved to platforms such as online streaming or YouTube.

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Understanding gender disparity in Bollywood's great 'comeback'

As opposed to their male counterparts, female stars are categorised to be on a 'comeback trail' after staying away from Bollywood for even 2-3 years.

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How Jack Ryan and Condor show the evolution of spies on TV

Reboots of genre-defining works from the 1970s and the 1980s, the two shows have been updated to better reflect the times we live in.

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Why Bollywood is wary of tackling 'alternate history'

The genre has strangely been ignored by storytellers in India.

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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.