Critical Point News
Mature democracy like India must accept divergent, critical views with equanimity and dignity, writes Lt-Gen Bhopinder Singh
We did not slam those international bodies and their reportage when they spoke positively about the country, which leads one to believe that the question of their credibility is selectively posited
How COVID-19 lockdowns could hamper development of children's emotional, social cognition
During the COVID-19 lockdowns, many opportunities for social learning have been lost. How will this affect children’s development – and what can we do about it?
Saand Ki Aankh box office: Taapsee Pannu, Bhumi Pednekar's social drama earns Rs 11.68 cr in opening week
Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar's Saand Ki Aankh released on 25 October, alongside Bollywood biggies Made In China, starring Rajkummar Rao and Mouni Roy, and Akshay Kumar's Housefull 4
War box office collection: Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff's action flick earns Rs 238.35 cr in extended opening week
Siddharth Anand's action thriller War has become the highest-grossing Hindi film in its extended opening week.
War box office collection: Hrithik-Tiger film has the highest opening in 2019 with Rs 53.35 cr on Day 1
War surpassed the Rs 50 crore on its first day itself, becoming both Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff's highest-opening films ever
It: Chapter Two box office collection — Andy Muschietti's film rakes in $16.5 mn on opening day
It: Chapter Two has recorded the biggest opening of any horror movie in 2019
Saaho sails past Rs 300 cr worldwide, dethrones Maharshi to become highest-grossing Telugu film of 2019
Prabhas' magnum opus Saaho has amassed a massive opening weekend gross of Rs 276 crore from global theatrical sales
Adivasis and the Indian State: Forced displacement takes toll on mental health of Kerala tribals; community-led initiatives may hold solution
Some officials believe mental health issues resulting in suicides, alcoholism, drug abuse and a sudden change in food habits might have resulted in the early deaths of many tribal men.
Adivasis and the Indian State: How onset of industrialism, modernisation wreaked cultural, social and economic havoc among tribals
The adivasi community might not be the most marginalised, but it is certainly the most misunderstood.
Saaho fetches third biggest pre-release theatrical business after 2.0 and Baahubali 2, estimated at Rs 290 cr
Audiences are gearing up for the biggest multi-lingual release this week with Prabhas’ Saaho in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi on 30 August.
Toy Story 4 becomes fifth Disney film to cross $1 bn mark at global box office in 2019
Toy Story 4 is also the fourth Pixar movie ever to rake up a billion dollars.
Article 15 box office collection: Ayushmann Khurrana's social drama racks up Rs 31 cr in six days
Article 15, as predicted by trade analysts, has been able to surpass the Rs 30 cr mark within the first week of its release
Toy Story 4 box office collection: Disney-Pixar's animated film earns $238 mn worldwide in opening weekend
Toy Story 4 has become the franchise's highest earning movie and the third highest opening film in 2019, after Avengers: Endgame and Captain Marvel.
Bharat box office collection: Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif's film surpasses Rs 200 cr mark in second week
While Bharat earned a whopping Rs 180 crore in its first week itself, the collections dropped considerably in the second week
Men In Black: International earns Rs 10.09 cr in opening weekend; Game Over rakes in Rs 4.95 cr
Men In Black: International, featuring Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson, earned $102.2 million globally
Men in Black: International box office collection — Chris Hemsworth's spy thriller earns $102.2 mn globally
Men in Black: International had the strongest start in China and garnered $26.3 million
Game Over box office collection: Taapsee Pannu's psychological thriller racks up Rs 2.91 cr in two days
Game Over's collections remained unaffected despite the film being leaked online by TamilRockers, a day after its theatrical release
Bharat box office collection: Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif's drama crosses Rs 150 cr mark on Day 5
Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif's Bharat earned Rs 27.90 crore on the fifth day of its release.
Bharat box office collection: Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif's film surpasses Rs 100 cr mark on Day 4
Bharat has already crossed the Rs 100 crore mark and has Rs 122.20 crore in its kitty after four days of its release
Parasite box office collection: Bong Joon-ho's dark comedy has $25 mn opening in South Korea
Parasite also marks the first film to have won the prestigious Palme d'Or at Cannes Film Festival this year