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Apr 22, 2017
Noor effect: It's time Bollywood went beyond headlines and looked at what journalists really doBollywood is yet to give us a Spotlight, Zodiac, Almost Famous or even The Devil Wears Prada
Apr 16, 2017
Dangal, Pink, Piku to Queen: How does Hindi cinema fare on the Bechdel Test?Perhaps it’s a good time to refine the metrics we use to classify “good” cinema, and how they represent people.
Apr 11, 2017
Half Girlfriend: Arjun Kapoor may play 'Bihari boy' Madhav Jha, but doesn't sound like oneBollywood simply doesn't get its accents — especially the Bihari one — right, and Half Girlfriend is only the latest example
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.
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
Oct 08, 2016
From Teesri Manzil to Yaadon Ki Baaraat, Nasir Husain's cinema is celebrated in a new bookThe cinema of Nasir Husain — who was the creative force behind such evergreen classics as Yaadon Ki Baaraat, Teesri Manzil, Dil Deke Dekho, Caravan and more — has been chronicled in a new book by award-winning writer Akshay Manwani