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Aug 01, 2017
Lipstick Under My Burkha, The Lunchbox, Queen: The inconvenience of the independent womanFIlms like Lipstick Under my Burkha, The Lunchbox and Queen could point to a deeper malaise in the publicly held notion of the ‘independent woman’.
Jul 02, 2017
Reading movies: Meet the man behind HarperCollins' collection of books on cinemaOver the last few years, HarperCollins’ Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri has quietly built an impressive and meaningful list of books on Hindi cinema and has become the go-to person for all writers working in this space
Jun 03, 2017
Pakeezah actress Geeta Kapoor's case, while heartbreaking, is not an isolated oneReading about Geeta Kapoor, who was perhaps lucky to find help, brought to mind the stories associated with a few more from her era such as Bhagwan Dada, Vimi and the iconic OP Nayyar.
May 24, 2017
Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards: After 2014, the award ceremony to be held on 1 June this yearThe award ceremony will be held on June 1, with the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards returning after three years to honour exceptional talent
May 16, 2017
Irrfan Khan says Hindi cinema needs to raise its standards, present content-driven filmsActor Irrfan Khan, who has proved his mettle not just in Bollywood but in Hollywood as well, feels that Hindi cinema needs to raise its standards.
May 07, 2017
'50 Films That Changed Bollywood' book review: Full of hits, misses and nostalgiaDilwale Dlhania Le Jayenge to Rangeela, Lagaan, Dil Chahta Hai -- Shubhra Gupta picks out the 50 films she feels changed Bollywood, in this new book
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