articles by Uday Kapur


Gully Boy: Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt's 'apolitical' views and edited Azadi song betray the film's authenticity

Gully Boy is not entirely a reflection of the difficulties most artists in the community face, opting to cherry-pick instances in order to move the plot forward. These, however, are small issues in front of a much larger one that made the whole experience of watching what was otherwise a solid movie.


Jaat’s the way to do it!

Haryanvi hip-hop is making a mark, re-enforcing tired tropes about women and caste. Rappers from the state fuse rustic notes with electronic beats and lyrics that often overflow with local slang, to carve a new saleable musical sub-genre