Articles by Devansh Sharma
Sep 13, 2019
Reema Kagti on bringing an outsider's gaze to her films, and co-writing with Zoya AkhtarFilmmaker Reema Kagti talks about the 'supernatural' element in her films, and why they often deal with the theme of coming to terms with loss.
Sep 09, 2019
Werner Herzog's Family Romance, LLC reveals the closing gap between humans and artificial intelligenceDirector Werner Herzog explains how humans are becoming more transactional, and artificial intelligence more humane, in the Japanese film Family Romance, LLC.
Sep 05, 2019
Varun Grover on adapting Sacred Games, and why pro-establishment comedy is against Indian cultureVarun Grover talks about the 'existential crisis' in Sacred Games, and why the comedians today should not 'waste' their voices through pro-establishment comedy.
Sep 01, 2019
Vaibhavi Merchant on choreographing Prabhas for Saaho, and reuniting with Salman Khan for Dabangg 3National Award-winning choreographer talks about why she signed a multilingual film like Saaho amidst all her recent movies by Yash Raj Films and Salman Khan.
Aug 28, 2019
Akshay Kumar releasing films on Eid, Diwali and Christmas proves a star is no longer bound to a particular festivalAkshay Kumar has pulled his horror comedy Laxmmi Bomb ahead to Eid 2020 as soon as Salman Khan announced his film Inshallah will not release on the same day.
Aug 27, 2019
Dhoom kicked off a YRF franchise that made its villains look cool, from John Abraham to Hrithik RoshanThe Dhoom franchise, that started 15 years ago on 27 August, showed us how the bad guy can look stylish, through John Abraham and Hrithik Roshan's characters.
Aug 26, 2019
How the themes in Sacred Games season 2 find global relevance in a contemporary political setupNetflix probably adapted Sacred Games into a series because its underlying sociopolitical commentary has echoes across the globe, and not just India.
Aug 25, 2019
Sayani Gupta on being an actor sans vanity, and the importance of finding the rhythm for every characterIn an interview with Firstpost, Sayani Gupta talks about how she, given her origin from a musically-inclined family, finds a "rhythm" for every character, even though her entry point is the character's spine.
Aug 23, 2019
American Factory review: Obamas' maiden Netflix production paints the US as a victim of globalisationIronically, Michelle and Barack Obama's Netflix debut, American Factory, depicts the US on the shorter end of globalisation, a practice it has actually championed.
Aug 22, 2019
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood shows Tarantino can't rise above the past, just like his lead character Rick DaltonIn Once Upon A Time, director Quentin Tarantino seems to be stuck in a time warp, where he does not go beyond recreating the 1960s Hollywood.