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Indian cinema and the Dalit identity: The groundbreaking defiance of Nagraj Manjule's Fandry
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Indian cinema and the Dalit identity: The groundbreaking defiance of Nagraj Manjule's Fandry

Fandry is a rigorous cinematic exercise for viewers to contemplate on: what kind of society we have become; what kind of cinema this society has produced; and what kind of society cinema has constructed, in which a man is denied love just because he is Dalit.

Sacred Games composer Alokananda Dasgupta on life after the Netflix show, battling stage fright
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Sacred Games composer Alokananda Dasgupta on life after the Netflix show, battling stage fright

In an interview with Firstpost, composer Alokananda Dasgupta talks about growing up among some of India's greatest intellectuals, the unanticipated magnitude of Sacred Games' success, and how India is slowly waking up to the wonders of original soundtracks.

Article 15's Good Brahmin-Bad Brahmin schtick isn't a patch on Fandry's deft handling of caste
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Article 15's Good Brahmin-Bad Brahmin schtick isn't a patch on Fandry's deft handling of caste

To understand why Article 15 is not as progressive a film as it's being made out to be, we need to look at the Nagraj Manjule-directed Fandry

Dalit portrayal in cinema: Brahminical ideology has caused filmmakers to present a limited view of the community
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Dalit portrayal in cinema: Brahminical ideology has caused filmmakers to present a limited view of the community

Brahminism has defined the rules for Indian cinema in its portrayal of the Dalit experience, such that victimhood has been made the essence of Dalit life

Turup: Chess, caste, religion come together in this film to make a compelling point
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Turup: Chess, caste, religion come together in this film to make a compelling point

Chess, casteism and religion come together in a compelling cocktail in Ektara Collective's film Turup | #FirstCulture

Why Sairat filmmaker Nagraj Manjule's poetry may prove to be his more powerful legacy
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Why Sairat filmmaker Nagraj Manjule's poetry may prove to be his more powerful legacy

Nagraj Manjule may be better known as the director of Fandry and Sairat, but it is with his poetry hat he has achieved something truly phenomenal

Dhadak: What a Sairat fan expects from the ‘Dharma-fication’ of Nagraj Manjule’s modern-day classic
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Dhadak: What a Sairat fan expects from the ‘Dharma-fication’ of Nagraj Manjule’s modern-day classic

While it will not be much of a task for Dharma to recreate Sairat's soul-stirring music in Dhadak, what really counts is the intent behind the remake.

Faster Fene: Riteish Deshmukh's production brings beloved Marathi fictional character to screen
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Faster Fene: Riteish Deshmukh's production brings beloved Marathi fictional character to screen

Faster Fene is not a Fandry or Natrang that will make it to the list of 'Marathi Movies to Watch Before You Turn 37 ' or something, but it is certainly a film that can open up Marathi cinema to a wider audience

64th National Film Awards 2017: Dominance of Marathi films in winners list isn't a fluke
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64th National Film Awards 2017: Dominance of Marathi films in winners list isn't a fluke

The Marathi film industry has always nurtured cinematic gems, and films like Kaasav, Ventilator and Dashakriya winning 2017's top National Awards is proof.

Sairat and violence: Nagraj Manjule discusses his marathi debut at The Indian Film Festival
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Sairat and violence: Nagraj Manjule discusses his marathi debut at The Indian Film Festival

Screened as the opening film of the Indian Film Festival The Hague, Sairat left the Dutch audiences shocked. many of them walked up to Manjule to tell him that the final image of the film continues to haunt them even after a couple of days.

'Sairat' director Nagraj Manjule's ex-wife speaks up about domestic abuse, neglect
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'Sairat' director Nagraj Manjule's ex-wife speaks up about domestic abuse, neglect

Fandry and Sairat director Nagraj Manjule has been accused of domestic abuse and negligance by his ex-wife Sunita Manjule.

'Fandry' director Nagraj Manjule's 'Sairat' puts Bollywood love stories like 'Baaghi' to shame
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'Fandry' director Nagraj Manjule's 'Sairat' puts Bollywood love stories like 'Baaghi' to shame

The irony is that 'Sairat' was released on the same day as an old-as-the-hills masala action romance pointlessly named 'Baaghi'

Chauranga review: Simplistic and earnest, yet this Sanjay Suri-starrer lacks a punch
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Chauranga review: Simplistic and earnest, yet this Sanjay Suri-starrer lacks a punch

Also, with the runtime of only 85 minutes, Chauranga feels overcrowded with characters and subplots

Chauranga review: This film on caste oppression is pale in comparison to Marathi film 'Fandry'
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Chauranga review: This film on caste oppression is pale in comparison to Marathi film 'Fandry'

After Chauranga ends, the statistics on screen inform you that two Dalits are murdered everyday.

Liar's Dice may be a good film, but FFI gets no love from film industry
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Liar's Dice may be a good film, but FFI gets no love from film industry

For all the conversations that the FFI may spark with its selections in India, it doesn't change how this selection is one very small step in the climb towards getting an actual Oscar nomination and then winning it.

Fandry review: A must-watch film where fiction feels painfully real
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Fandry review: A must-watch film where fiction feels painfully real

Not for a moment does anyone in Fandry betray they're acting. This is a film in which fiction feels intensely and painfully real.

Bollywood beware, Marathi cinema is on the rise
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Bollywood beware, Marathi cinema is on the rise

One of the major obstacles for films like Killa and Fandry is that it's difficult for them to fight for screening slots with the big Bollywood players.

Fandry review: A charming film about caste, identity and young love
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Fandry review: A charming film about caste, identity and young love

A charming love story set against the backdrop of a poor village in arid Maharashtra, this is a film that builds up to its final shot – destined to be iconic – with little manipulation or foreboding.