Cinema

‘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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Série: Il était une fois le cinéma indien (4)
Four Bollywood Gangster films post 2010

Four Bollywood Gangster films post 2010

February 17, 2017

Here are some interesting movies in Bollywood that showcase the world of gangsters, the mafia and organised crime syndicates.

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Indian film Sexy Durga wins big in Rotterdam but offends Hindus

Indian film Sexy Durga wins big in Rotterdam but o...

February 10, 2017

Malayalam film, 'Sexy Durga' won the prestigious Tiger Award at the International Film Festival Rotterdam(IFFR) but the name has apparently hurt the esteem of a Hindu organisation leading to open social media threats and intimidating messages asking to change the title of the fil...

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Bollywood stars garnering global attention

Bollywood stars garnering global attention

February 8, 2017

Bollywood actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri, Anupam Kher and Irrfan Khan, among many others, have made it big with stunning performances internationally. And, with the start of 2017, many others are in the line to join them.

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Following the Box: A cross cultural journey

Following the Box: A cross cultural journey

February 4, 2017

Chicago couple Alan Teller and Jerri Zbiral share a visual story of old photos from India and artworks inspired by them, as their documentary, titled 'Following the Box', showcases.

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Growing intolerance towards cinema’s reflection of the society

Growing intolerance towards cinema’s reflect...

February 2, 2017

Indian cinema is going through a rather turbulent phase of radical ideological discord and what gets hurt in this interplay of social and political forces is the art of cinema - freedom of expression, rest in peace!

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CinemaSpeak: Ashish Avikunthak on cinema as art

CinemaSpeak: Ashish Avikunthak on cinema as art

February 1, 2017

Ashish Avikunthak, whose recent film 'Aapothkalin Trikalika' is set to premier at the upcoming Berlin Film Festival’s Forum section, speaks on his art form of making cinema.

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Indian adaptations of international TV shows

Indian adaptations of international TV shows

January 31, 2017

The western influence India has had is not limited to social cultures, dressings and languages. A number of Indian TV shows have their ‘inspiration’ based out of international TV programmes . Read to learn about these famous TV shows and where they have their roots and shoo...

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Through the Lens of a Travel Filmmake