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LGBTQ+ characters in films are not just for pink washing, but for substantial pivotal roles
In conversation with filmmaker Sridhar Rangayan on KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival on inclusivity in cinema and how it is time to portray LGBTQ stories with a lot more empathy and a sense of hope.
Is Jeetu Bhaiya from Kota Factory queer? Notes on reading sexuality in narratives where it's not explicit
Anonymity in the form of subtle details is often afforded to queer characters, as they are to queer people in real life who do not want to talk about their sexuality.
As Angrezi Medium releases, ranking the top 8 single-father daughter films, from Mili, Masaan to Somewhere, The Descendants
Angrezi Medium revolves around a single father (Irrfan Khan), his relationship with daughter (Radhika Madan), and their quest to get her education overseas.
Vidhu Vinod Chopra's upcoming film Shikara, described as a 'love letter from Kashmir', to release on 8 November
Vidhu Vinod Chopra has produced films like Wazir (2016), Sanju (2018) and Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga (2019).
Article 15, Gully Boy, Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota, Sonchiriya: Best Bollywood films of 2019 so far
Our top seven picks of 2019 so far — Article 15, Kalank, Photograph, Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota, Sonchiriya, Gully Boy, and Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga.
Konkona Sensharma on A Monsoon Date: Lucky to be offered role of transsexual as not many good offers come my way
Konkona Sensharma says she isn't sad over lack of good offers as she feels fortunate to work with some of the best people in the business
Konkona Sensharma, Tanuja Chandra, Gazal Dhaliwal on their short A Monsoon Date, and telling more LGBTQ stories
Konkona Sensharma, director Tanuja Chandra and writer Gazal Dhaliwal talk about how they have used rain unconventionally in their new Eros Now short film.
Sex is the familiar ‘Kalank’ of Bollywood
Mainstream Hindi cinema’s prudish reluctance to explore sex and sexuality continues to hamper the genres of romance and relationship drama
Pinch: Sonam Kapoor opens up about nepotism in Bollywood, online trolls on Arbaaz Khan's talk show
Sonam also addressed her views on online trolls, the kind of criticism she receives for acting skills and getting body-shamed.
1942: A Love Story — RD Burman's posthumous album made romance blossom against rebellion
The audio and visual aesthetic of the songs of 1942: A Love Story was a concoction of the strengths of a dying genius (RD Burman) and a budding one (Sanjay Leela Bhansali).
Bollywood and LGBTQ: Can the industry ever come out of the closet?
Bollywood is learning to experiment with gay themes on screen in the post 377 era. Bollywood and LGBTQ notions, however, don't go together in real life yet.
Tales of Homosexuality: Bollywood is learning to come out of the closet
Bollywood as well as streaming platforms learn to treat themes of homosexuality with sensitivity
Sonam Kapoor Ahuja named in Variety's International Women’s Impact Report 2019
Sonam Kapoor Ahuja will be next seen in The Zoya Factor with Dulquer Salmaan and Sanjay Kapoor.
Rajkumar Hirani to reportedly be part of FICCI Frames despite sexual assault allegations
Rajkumar Hirani be a part of the FICCI Frames' segment Frame Your Idea where people can pitch their ideas and stories to studio heads.
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha toh kya hua? Coming-out in the age of mainstreaming same-sex desires
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga is, ultimately, a mainstream film — framing same-sex desire within the ambit of conventional structures like marriage.
Not Just Another Love Story
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Lagaa, mainstream Bollywood’s first attempt at depicting lesbian romance, is an important film for the way it gently yet firmly reorganises societal perceptions of homosexual love.
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga box office collection: Sonam Kapoor's film earns Rs 19.68 cr in a week
According to trade analysts, Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga had only fared well in select urban centres ever since its release
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga is a sensitive queer story, but disregards toxic masculinity of Sweety's brother
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga never once calls the 'protective' brother's behaviour into question, as is the ritual in many conventional Bollywood films.
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Mamata vs Centre, mood of first-time voter, migration in Uttarakhand; today's must-read stories
Mamata, known for hitting streets and rabble-rousing for populist causes, seems to have reversed her politics in her constitutional role.
Vidhu Vinod Chopra on third installment of Munna Bhai: 'Hope I make it this year'
Vidhu Vinod Chopra said that he had not gone ahead with making Munna Bhai 3 because he had not found the right script.