articles by Devang Pathak


Hellaro, National Award-winning Gujarati film, is a beautiful ode to female desire and defiance

Abhishek Shah’s Hellaro draws its central conflict from a Kutch folktale about subjugated women meeting a drummer (dholi) in secret and dancing to their heart’s content.


Gully Boy heads to the Oscars, but is Zoya Akhtar's rap drama really the best Indian film of 2019?

A total of 27 films were in contention to be India’s entry to the 2020 Oscars, including the Tamil film Super Deluxe.


Oscars 2019: Academy Awards can't claim to be prestigious or global if its preoccupation is American relevance

What role does Oscars play in 2019 when riskier cinematic ventures are moving online while only homogenous superhero and action films dominate the box office?