NCPCR objection to Bombay Begums is unwarranted; Netflix series crafts realistic portrayal of teen issues
The easy availability of alcohol and drugs in children’s birthday parties is certainly alarming, and the subject must be discussed so that remedies can be sought. The same can also be said about the pressures faced by girls to make themselves desirable for boys in their peer group.
Bombay Begums is replete with bisexual imagery that has long been absent in the depiction of the female experience onscreen. But it isn’t a depiction of bisexuality for the sake of treading new ground.
Amruta Subhash on starring in Netflix's Bombay Begums: Grateful I'm offered roles which make me vulnerable
Amruta Subhash says she found her Bombay Begums role of Lily difficult also because she needed strength to dance continuously for many hours.
"I am just trying to tell stories that I find interesting. Besides, it’s not like I suddenly made Bombay Begums. These are characters that have been with me for many years," says Bombay Begums creator Alankrita Shrivastava.
The Friday List: From talks marking women's day to a workshop on building a terrace garden, your weekly calendar of virtual events
Every Friday, we'll bring you a curated list of online experiences — performances, talks, tours, screenings — to mark on your weekly calendar.
Bombay Begums trailer: Pooja Bhatt, Shahana Goswami, Amruta Subhash wrestle with desire, ambition, personal crises in Netflix show
Written and directed by Alankrita Shrivastava, Bombay Begums will stream on Netflix from 8 March.
Created by Alankrita Shrivastava, Bombay Begums will begin streaming on Netflix from 8 March.
The perception of Ekta Kapoor as the soap-opera queen is a unidimensional thought, given the exciting envelope-pushing films she has been backing as a producer
Alankrita Shrivastrava, Konkona Sen Sharma discuss female desire, casting male parts in Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare
Reactions to Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare, which released on Netflix on 18 September, have run the gamut but the performances have garnered praise universally. Sen Sharma is particularly pleased about this, having bitten into a role that is unlike her those that dominate her oeuvre.
Coronavirus Outbreak: With shows moved up in the calendar, OTT platforms are milking the most of lockdown
The lockdown in place because of the coronavirus outbreak has given a fillip to the OTT industry across the globe.
In a recent video that has gone viral across social media, Swara Bhasker condemns police crackdown on protesters in Uttar Pradesh.
Anurag Kashyap, Aparna Sen, Alankrita Shrivastava and other film artistes seek judicial probe over UP violence around CAA protests
Declaring that they don't support any form of vandalism, a group of film artistes have asked for an independent judicial probe into the violence against anti-CAA protesters in Uttar Pradesh.
Bhumi Pednekar wins Face of Asia award at Busan Film Festival for Alankrita Srivastava's Dolly Kitty Ke Chamakte Sitaare
Bhumi Pednekar bags her first international win with the ‘Face of Asia’ award at the 24th Busan Film Festival.
Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare: Konkona, Bhumi's movie to have world premiere at Busan International Film Festival
Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare will have its world premiere at Busan International Film Festival on 3 October.
Khandaani Shafakhana director Shilpi Dasgupta on why she chose Sonakshi Sinha to front a film on sex
Shilpi Dasgupta discusses why a woman actor like Sonakshi Sinha was important to cast as the lead in her directorial debut Khandaani Shafakhana.
Judgementall Hai Kya early reactions: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, Vasan Bala, Radhika Madan praise Kangana, Rajkummar's film
Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao's latest film Judgementall Hai Kya has been lauded by several eminent Bollywood personalities, including Alankrita Shrivastava
Made In Heaven debuted last week to mostly rave reviews, and is being touted as Amazon’s best Indian show till date.
Made in Heaven review: This sumptuous take on the big fat Indian wedding has a strong emotional core
Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti's Amazon Prime Video India Original marries narrative techniques and sociopolitical commentary with emotions and idealism.
Amazon's Made in Heaven trailer: Reema Kagti-Zoya Akhtar's series scrutinises the fragility of happily-ever-afters
Amazon Prime Video's Made in Heaven hails from Reema Kagti and Zoya Akhtar, and serves as a commentary into crumbling relationships against the backdrop of a big-fat Indian wedding
Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare, starring Bhumi Pednekar and Konkona Sen Sharma, wraps up shooting
Director Alankrita Shrivastava announced on Twitter that Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare shoot has been wrapped up.