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Feb 25, 2017
Lipstick Under My Burkha: CBFC routinely silences voices challenging narratives of gender, casteLipstick Under my Burkha has won the Oxfam Award for the ‘Best Film on Gender Equality’ at the Mumbai Film Festival and ‘Spirit of Asia Prize’ at the Tokyo International Film Festival. One would think that a film that has been internationally lauded for its unique take on issues of women’s rights and empowerment would be honoured nationally; the CBFC, however, has done the opposite – it has denied the film certification on grounds of it being “lady-oriented”, whatever that means.
Feb 25, 2017
Oscars 2017 countdown: Why Indian movies don't make the cut for Best Foreign Language FilmOscars 2017 won't have an Indian entry in the Best Foreign Language Film category. Why have we failed to consistently crack the code?
Jun 30, 2016
Sharmila Tagore, Freida Pinto, Deepa Mehta new members of Oscar AcademyThe Academy invited a record 683 new members -- 46 per cent female and 41 per cent persons of colour -- as it aims to diversify
Feb 28, 2016
Aligarh proves how homophobic Indians really areThe amount of backlash Aligarh is receiving from homophobic groups is reminiscent of similar treatment towards films such as Deepa Mehta's Fire.
Sep 14, 2015
Debate turns into fight: Woman astrologer slaps self-styled Godman Om Ji Maharaj on live TVControversy in the IBN 7 newsroom this weekend as a TV debate on controversial Godwoman Radhe Maa turned physical when a panelist slapped a self-styled Godman.
Jun 11, 2015
Kissa kurta ka: Lesbian ad shows that change is not just handed down by a Supreme CourtIf there’s anything we should read into the Anouk ad it’s this – that just because the court is out of step right now, it does not mean the society won’t keep dancing ahead.
Apr 11, 2014
Open letter to the Guardian: Artists, filmmakers, intellectuals slam ModiThe short letter which was carried in the Guardian's "Comment is free", signatories talk of the lack of how Modi has shown no remorse and apology for the 2002 Gujarat riots.
May 18, 2013
Deepa Mehta, Shekhar Kapur, Gowariker in praise of Mariyaan trailerRenowned filmmakers such as Deepa Mehta, Ashutosh Gowariker and Shekhar Kapur are floored by the recently released trailer of upcoming Tamil romantic-drama "Mariyaan".
Apr 22, 2013
Bombay Talkies is my Bollywood masala film: Anurag KashyapFirstpost spoke to filmmaker Anurag Kashyap about his style of filmmaking, his female characters and his upcoming movie Bombay Talkies. Read more.
Mar 15, 2013
Midnight's Children to kick off New York Indian Film FestivalThe 13th Annual New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) will kick off April 10 with an exclusive screening of acclaimed director Deepa Mehta's "Midnight's Children" based on award-winning writer Salman Rushdie's novel.