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Jul 28, 2018
Kroadh: Sunny Deol-Sanjay Dutt's tale of two brothers bent on revenge deserves a re-examinationWhile Ram Lakhan is popularly considered to be a farewell to the classic Bollywood ‘do bhaiyon ki kahaani’, the mostly forgotten Kroadh (K Shashilal Nair, 1990) perhaps might be a more worthy contender when it comes to bidding adieu to the template
Jul 01, 2018
Veere Di Wedding, Lust Stories puts women’s desires first, but female sexuality in Hindi cinema has been a slow, long journeyAs Veere Di Wedding and Lust Stories set a benchmark of sorts in putting women’s desires first, the journey of female sexuality in Bollywood has been gradual
Apr 14, 2018
Shekhar Kapur wants to return to Indian cinema 24 years after Bandit Queen; says 'our Hindi films try too hard'In the late '90s, the 72-year-old director Shekhar Kapur turned to Hollywood and made award-winning films such as Elizabeth and Elizabeth: The Golden Age.
Mar 08, 2018
Bioscope: A Frivolous History of Bollywood takes a nostalgic look at Hindi cinema's music, iconic pairsThe book may have frivolous in its title, but it is written with fondness and contains several lesser-known facts about Bollywood | #FirstCulture
Feb 28, 2018
Sridevi's death marks a funeral of sorts for the Hindi cinema she helped add new dimensions to as wellCinema was a curious creature that Sridevi came to love, even inhabit, and in whose history her death leaves an impossible end from which there can be no return
Feb 14, 2018
Madhubala's 85th birth anniversary: Revisiting some of the screen legend's memorable filmsFrom Mahal to Mughal-e-Azam: A look at some of Madhubala's memorable roles in Indian cinema.
Dec 31, 2017
Irrfan's Indian cinema's most successful crossover star, and 2017 was a reminder whyIn the last decade Irrfan has come to be seen as India’s best crossover star | #YearInReview
Dec 17, 2017
Hurriyat opposes opening of cinemas in Kashmir: At the core of tussle is govt linking theatres with return of normalcySeparatists in Kashmir say that if the cinemas are opened as a sign of normalcy, then no time is the right time to open them
Aug 01, 2017
Lipstick Under My Burkha, The Lunchbox, Queen: The inconvenience of the independent womanFIlms like Lipstick Under my Burkha, The Lunchbox and Queen could point to a deeper malaise in the publicly held notion of the ‘independent woman’.
Jul 02, 2017
Reading movies: Meet the man behind HarperCollins' collection of books on cinemaOver the last few years, HarperCollins’ Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri has quietly built an impressive and meaningful list of books on Hindi cinema and has become the go-to person for all writers working in this space