Articles by Archita Kashyap
May 19, 2020
Major Indian films premiering on OTT platforms during Coronavirus outbreak could mean a paradigm shift for the movie businessPerhaps these summer releases on OTT platforms will provide an overview on the way forward for entertainment during Covid-19.
May 15, 2020
Coronavirus Outbreak: With shows moved up in the calendar, OTT platforms are milking the most of lockdownThe lockdown in place because of the coronavirus outbreak has given a fillip to the OTT industry across the globe.
May 02, 2020
Irrfan Khan passes away: Rare gems of the celebrated actor that should not be missed, from Qissa to Tokyo TrialIrrfan Khan was the most secure actor I had come across. Which is why he never put on airs and always spoke from the heart, both on and off record.
Apr 09, 2020
Netflix's She and Guilty, Taapsee Pannu's Thappad turn the spotlight on what women want to watchThe female viewpoint on a woman’s story plays out differently when women helm a project. But it shouldn’t be the domain of a woman writer/ director alone.
Mar 13, 2020
Tiger Shroff has found success as an action hero because of the clarity of his approach to stardomBut Tiger Shroff’s growth within a changing Hindi film industry makes for interesting analysis.
Feb 18, 2020
Saif Ali Khan is his own kind of superstar: How the intelligent, humourous actor is congruent with Bollywood of todaySaif is currently enjoying a resurrection of sorts (that started with Sacred Games), 27 years since he first made a film debut in Aashiq Aawara
Jan 18, 2020
Scarlett Johansson joins the elite club of double Oscar nominations in single year for Marriage Story, Jojo RabbitScarlett Johansson may not won an Oscar on the night she has been nominated twice but the achievement gains significance ahead of her solo release Black Widow.
Dec 21, 2019
Why Kangana Ranaut's curiously timed rants against fellow Bollywood stars are getting tiresomeKangana’s voice and stance on various issues stood out as unique and inspiring. Not anymore.
Dec 15, 2019
Citizenship Amendment Act imposes a homeland for Hindus on a culturally diverse region and Assam's youth will have none of itAssam is burning. And students from across the state are leading protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act. So are the youths across North East India. For nearly a week, they have taken on rubber bullets, lathi charges and also police firing to stand against the CAA that could potentially, systematically dilute economic resources, living space and cultural identity of Assam; and of the tribal dominated, diverse North East region.
Dec 05, 2019
Pati, Patni aur Woh revisited: Ahead of the release of the remake, here's why BR Chopra's classic hasn't aged wellWhile it may be considered apt, or even progressive, for the 1970s, the original Pati, Patni Aur Woh has certainly not aged well in the contemporary gaze.