Cinema

Sunil Doshi Presents Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The Salesman’ in India

Sunil Doshi Presents Asghar Farhadi’s ‘The Sal...

March 30, 2017

Oscar-winning Iranian film, ‘The Salesman’ by Asghar Farhadi is set for an Indian theatrical release this Friday; however, the premise of world cinema releasing in Indian theatres is still a susceptible account.

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Five Bollywood bigwigs who started small

Five Bollywood bigwigs who started small

March 28, 2017

Categories like juniors and seniors are often not related to the creative industry that Bollywood is. But, like any other industry, Bollywood also has a pecking order. And, the industry has got talented but previously unknown actors who have come up all the way from being junior ...

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Short films growing in stature in India

Short films growing in stature in India

March 23, 2017

Increasing accessibility and affordability of new media has escalated the production of short films and documentaries. Filmmakers from around the globe use the medium as an effective tool to express, experiment and learn.

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Growth of the Indian film industry slowing down

Growth of the Indian film industry slowing down

March 22, 2017

While the dwindling screen counts and inconsistent content quality in Indian films are held responsible for the trend shift towards digital video consumption, a recent study finds out the disruption in the media industry.

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Five book adaptations in commercial Indian cinema

Five book adaptations in commercial Indian cinema

March 22, 2017

A clearer understanding of a book's transformation to a film, the intricacies of the transition and the driving forces behind such an adaptation. The trend is not new, but the Indian cinemascape is gradually taking to it with renewed vigour.

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‘Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion’ trailer out

‘Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion’ trailer o...

March 16, 2017

Here is the return of the blockbuster! Looking to repeat the success of 'Baahubali - The Beginning' (2015), the trailer of its second and final episode, 'Baahubali - The Conclusion', is finally out.

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Indian Web Series: Striking the right note

Indian Web Series: Striking the right note

March 6, 2017

As the decades-old, traditional Indian television shows fail to generate interest in contemporary India, desi web series are now an exciting and emerging form of entertainment for the youth. They are now gaining in prominence in urban India.

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Six works by Shakespeare that inspired Indian cinema

Six works by Shakespeare that inspired Indian cine...

March 2, 2017

The legacy of the Shakespeare is being kept alive in India through mainstream cinema interpreting his works in various ways.

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89 years of Academy Awards and India got 5

89 years of Academy Awards and India got 5

February 28, 2017

The 89th Academy Awards just dropped curtain with the much-talked about goof (announcing a wrong name for the Best Picture); however, what remains customary is India’s lacklustre feat in the world’s most celebrated film award ceremony.

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‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ denied film certification in India

‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ denied film certifi...

February 24, 2017

The idea of gender equality is a joke in India and the most effective mass-medium in the country, cinema, remains a testimony of patriarchal sabotage exercised in the country.

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