Articles by Karishma Upadhyay
May 24, 2019
All hype & no work for Priyanka in the West?Priyanka Chopra, who has gone where no Indian actress has done before in the West, is always in the news, yet none of it has anything to do with actual work
May 22, 2019
Game of Thrones isn't the only popular show with a disappointing finale; Lost, Dexter, Gossip Girl make the cut tooWith Game of Thrones, the problem lies in the road to the finale, rather than the finale itself.
May 17, 2019
Spoilers spell profits for the movie industryThe spoiler culture has hit an unprecedented high and Hollywood is learning to tap the fad
May 12, 2019
Akshay Kumar’s recent film choices don't reflect political leanings but carefully crafted image to stay relevantAkshay Kumar’s recent film choices have less to do with political leanings, more to a carefully crafted image, an image that keeps him relevant.
May 08, 2019
Game of Thrones' Night King, Avengers: Endgame's Thanos are the kind of super-villains Bollywood needsThe internet has used its imagination to make the two super-villains from Game of Thrones and Avengers clash. Bollywood could use some of that imagination.
May 03, 2019
Avengers: Endgame — Why Hulk's new and improved avatar in Marvel's Infinity saga finale is a winnerOne of the most anticipated return to form in Avengers: Endgame was that of The Hulk.
Apr 24, 2019
Game of Thrones season 8 episode 2: Let's accept that Arya Stark's first sexual experience makes her humanThe torch Arya’s carried for the kind-hearted blacksmith Gendry for years has been the most normal teenager-type-thing about her.
Apr 03, 2019
Alok Nath in De De Pyaar De: Despite #MeToo, Bollywood continues to prioritise commerce over decencyIn the post #MeToo Bollywood, the powerful are happy to make vague statements against the culture of harassment but don’t bother talking specific action against specific people.
Mar 28, 2019
Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota: Small-budget films must look to OTT platforms instead of conventional theatrical releasesOTT platforms, like Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hotstar afford wider audiences and indefinite runs, the scale of reach depending on whom we’re talking about
Mar 27, 2019
Arjun Mathur on starring in Bejoy Nambiar's anthology Flip, and playing a gay character in Made In Heaven"A digital release reaches such a wide audience in so many countries as opposed to getting some morning shows in some far out place and lasting one week in a theatre," says Arjun Mathur.