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Feb 26, 2017
Hindi pulp fiction: With Ved Prakash Sharma's death, genre has received another blowWith the death of Ved Prakash Sharma last week, the world of Hindi pulp fiction suffered another blow. How did it lose its once undisputed status as the biggest mass readers' market?
Jan 26, 2017
Kaabil's blindness: The real problem with Hrithik Roshan's revenge sagaThe saddest part about Kaabil is that the film replicates, and arguably deepens, the same skewed dynamics that are visible in so many Bollywood depictions of blindness, where women are rendered utterly helpless, while male hero figures are celebrated
Jan 25, 2017
Shah Rukh's Raees, Hrithik's Kaabil mark a return to the 'full paisa-vasool' entertainers of the 1980sShah Rukh Khan's Raees and Hrithik Roshan's Kaabil follow in the same tradition as Aamir Khan's Ghajini and Salman Khan's Dabangg, Wanted: a throwback to the Hindi cinema of the 1980s, and all its tropes
Jan 23, 2017
Hrithik Roshan's Kaabil act shows Hindi cinema is exploring new professions for charactersHrithik Roshan plays a dubbing artiste in Kaabil. Alia Bhatt played a cinematographer in Dear Zindagi. Hindi films are throwing up new careers for characters to pursue, on screen.
Jan 20, 2017
Jallikattu row: Protests in Tamil Nadu are not to stage bull-fights, but to safeguard cultural autonomyHad the protests supporting jallikattu been just for the love of a sport, tens of thousands of people wouldn’t have poured onto the streets. For an average Tamil, the protests are about protecting their cultural sovereignty and autonomy
Dec 26, 2016
Nia Sharma pipped Katrina, Alia in a fan poll: Why that isn't surprising to TV buffsHindi TV serials inspire fandom that can be frenzied, devoted, passionate in a way that those who don't follow the 'scene' would not be able to comprehend. And stars like Nia Sharma, Mouni Roy, Drashti Dhami, Arjun Bijlani are ruling the scene.
Dec 19, 2016
BR Chopra's Mahabharata is back: All India Radio to broadcast episodes from 19 DecemberBR Chopra's Mahabharata is back, AIR to broadcast the episodes from 19 December
Dec 14, 2016
With OK Jaanu, Shaad Ali is remaking another Mani Ratnam film: Is OK Kanmani the best choice?For his fifth film OK Jaanu, Shaad Ali has returned to a formula that has worked for him in the past — remaking his mentor Mani Ratnam's Tamil movies into Hindi. But is this OK Kanmani remake the best bet for Shaad to cement his status as an auteur?
Dec 11, 2016
Look back in anger: Rage as a theme has all but disappeared from mainstream Hindi cinemaSurprisingly, rage as an emotion seems to have all but disappeared from Hindi cinema. At a time when anger in society is so high, what explains its absence from Bollywood's offerings?
Dec 06, 2016
Dear Zindagi and the call to end mandatory maata-pitaa worship: Bravo, Kaira and Gauri ShindeIf the notoriously snail-like, risk-averse Hindi film industry can evolve to a point where it has stuck its neck out in our parent-adoring society to produce a Dear Zindagi, it is time to initiate a widespread public conversation about troubling questions relating to parenthood