articles by Aseem Chhabra

Entertainment

Bollywood and LGBTQ: Can the industry ever come out of the closet?

Bollywood is learning to experiment with gay themes on screen in the post 377 era. Bollywood and LGBTQ notions, however, don't go together in real life yet.

Entertainment

Shashi Kapoor passes away: Recounting the actor's peak career in the 70s, and why he was called 'taxi'

The late 1970s — the decade that would define Shashi Kapoor’s career in India—would see the actor taking on a mindboggling number of projects, hopping from studio to studio and playing a range of characters.