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A to Z of entertainment and pop culture in 2022: Alt Bollywood, superheroes, K-frenzy, OTT craze, Pan-India pitches
Entertainment

A to Z of entertainment and pop culture in 2022: Alt Bollywood, superheroes, K-frenzy, OTT craze, Pan-India pitches

A glossary for the year ahead, of all that should shine in the world of showbiz and entertainment.

Pixar's Luca takes rare step of portraying a character's disability, without making it a defining characteristic
Entertainment

Pixar's Luca takes rare step of portraying a character's disability, without making it a defining characteristic

The authenticity portrayed in films like Luca only happens when people from the communities represented onscreen are also working behind the camera.

Victoria's Secret attempts brand turnaround by swapping angels for achievers like Megan Rapinoe, Priyanka Chopra
Entertainment

Victoria's Secret attempts brand turnaround by swapping angels for achievers like Megan Rapinoe, Priyanka Chopra

For decades, Victoria’s Secret’s scantily clad supermodels with Jessica Rabbit curves epitomised a certain widely accepted stereotype of femininity. Now, with that kind of imagery out of step with the broader culture and Victoria’s Secret facing increased competition and internal turmoil, the company wants to become a leading global “advocate” for female empowerment.

Netflix releases data showing streaming giant is outpacing Hollywood in inclusivity of content
Entertainment

Netflix releases data showing streaming giant is outpacing Hollywood in inclusivity of content

The study revealed that Netflix films were more likely to have women directing (23.1%), writing (25.2%) or producing (29%) than the top-grossing movies of 2018 and 2019

The New York Times to take steps towards building better workplace culture, diversity and inclusion
World

The New York Times to take steps towards building better workplace culture, diversity and inclusion

In a report to its employees in February 2021, The Times committed to increasing the percentage of Blacks and Latinos in leadership roles from 9 percent now to 13.5 percent within five years.

As Rihanna's Savage x Fenty line reaches $1 billion milestone, a look at how it made inclusivity more than a buzzword
Arts & Culture

As Rihanna's Savage x Fenty line reaches $1 billion milestone, a look at how it made inclusivity more than a buzzword

Rihanna's stated philosophy when launching the Fenty Beauty line was seemingly simple, and yet groundbreaking. She wanted all women to be able to walk up to a makeup counter and find the products they needed.

Why are there so few trans, gender non-conforming and non-binary people in STEM? Inaccessibility, harassment are hurdles
Lifestyle

Why are there so few trans, gender non-conforming and non-binary people in STEM? Inaccessibility, harassment are hurdles

Trans, gender non-conforming and gender non-binary people live largely in oblivion, and the lack of supportive systems, affirmative action, mentors and role models keeps younger individuals from coming to STEM.

Grammy Awards world music category renamed to 'global' to avoid 'connotations of colonialism'
Entertainment

Grammy Awards world music category renamed to 'global' to avoid 'connotations of colonialism'

Recording Academy says it seeks a "more relevant, inclusive' term for the 'World' Music category.

Pete Nowalk on creating the world of How to Get Away with Murder, writing an inclusive show that broke stereotypes
Entertainment

Pete Nowalk on creating the world of How to Get Away with Murder, writing an inclusive show that broke stereotypes

When writing this show, I didn't define any character by their race or ethnicity, says Pete Nowalk.

Oscars diversity criteria for Best Picture a 'progressive effort to make change', says Paramount CEO
Entertainment

Oscars diversity criteria for Best Picture a 'progressive effort to make change', says Paramount CEO

Starting with the 96th Academy Awards in 2024, Best Picture nominees will have to meet specific requirements addressing gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, and disability

Two years after Section 377 decision, the queer narrative must make space for voices from semi-urban India
India

Two years after Section 377 decision, the queer narrative must make space for voices from semi-urban India

'Queer lives in small-town India are not visible enough for anyone to take notice. So, nobody knows what our stories look like.'

It is never easy to say 'no' to a specific project, says Netflix India's Srishti Behl Arya
Entertainment

It is never easy to say 'no' to a specific project, says Netflix India's Srishti Behl Arya

Srishti Behl Arya, Director International Originals, Netflix India leads the films division, and admits she has her hands full with the increasing number of direct-to-digital releases.

The Academy launches conversation series on inclusion, equity with Whoopi Goldberg, Lulu Wang participating
Entertainment

The Academy launches conversation series on inclusion, equity with Whoopi Goldberg, Lulu Wang participating

The first episode, now available on YouTube, features a conversation between Whoopi Goldberg and civil rights attorney Bryan Stevenson about the power of narrative.

Netflix India is dialling up the diversity with its new 2020 slate, says Monika Shergill, VP-Content
Entertainment

Netflix India is dialling up the diversity with its new 2020 slate, says Monika Shergill, VP-Content

Monika Shergill talks about how the lockdown has benefited streaming, and how they maintain inclusivity and quality control at Netflix India.

Oscars 2020: Leslie Jones reveals she 'abstained' from voting in most categories; cites 'no black people' as reason
Entertainment

Oscars 2020: Leslie Jones reveals she 'abstained' from voting in most categories; cites 'no black people' as reason

Both BAFTA and the Academy have been heavily criticised for the lack of representation and diversity after the nominations were announced. The acting categories had shut out people of colour while no women filmmakers were recognised in the directing segment.

Pune's 2019 Pride Parade focuses on inclusivity, gratitude for SC's decision on Section 377
long-reads

Pune's 2019 Pride Parade focuses on inclusivity, gratitude for SC's decision on Section 377

Pride Parades held after the Supreme Court’s historical decision in 2018, to strike down parts of Section 377, have seen a massive increase in attendance. The Pune Pride Parade was no different; roaring slogans about inclusivity, gratitude towards the Supreme Court, and considerably fewer covered faces defined the event.

Naach-gaana and inclusivity: Jonathan Gil Harris on how masala films reflect the idea of a pluralistic India
Life

Naach-gaana and inclusivity: Jonathan Gil Harris on how masala films reflect the idea of a pluralistic India

Author Jonathan Gil Harris on how masala films are a syncretic mix of traditions, what the significance of item songs is, and why the disappearance of single screen theatres has sounded a death knell for the genre

#MeToo Conversations: Divya Kandukuri, Nidhi Goyal discuss the need for inclusivity and how to ensure it
India

#MeToo Conversations: Divya Kandukuri, Nidhi Goyal discuss the need for inclusivity and how to ensure it

In this #MeToo Conversation, the panelists discuss what are the issues marginalised women face and how they must occupy a more equal place in the movement

Oscars 2018: In its 90th year, we have witnessed probably the most political Academy Awards yet
Entertainment

Oscars 2018: In its 90th year, we have witnessed probably the most political Academy Awards yet

This year’s Academy Awards were Hollywood’s biggest night in the post-Harvey Weinstein era

This cheeky Coca Cola ad about sibling rivalry subtly delivers an LGBTQ message
Entertainment

This cheeky Coca Cola ad about sibling rivalry subtly delivers an LGBTQ message

The minute long Coca Cola ad tells the story of a sister and brother who are both attracted to the same pool boy.