Cinema

Bollywood movies breaking the shackles of social conditioning

Bollywood movies breaking the shackles of social c...

February 12, 2020

The trailer for movie Thappad which was released recently has garnered a great response from the audience with its content. The film deals with the issue of how physical violence in marriage has been normalised in our society while also capturing the society’s reaction to this ...

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Framing dalit presence in Indian cinema

Framing dalit presence in Indian cinema

February 6, 2020

In Indian cinema, the issue of caste was seldom a prominent subject with most film-makers and is rarely dealt with the seriousness and urgency it deserves. The marginalization that is a reality in the social space extends to the film world as well. 

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Bengali movies explore more literary detective characters

Bengali movies explore more literary detective cha...

January 26, 2020

The detective or thriller is one of the well-loved genre and when it is on the big-screen, it adds another feather to it to watch and solve the case with the detectives. And Bengali literature has a bag full of such beloved characters which the film industry has started exploring...

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Exodus of Kashmiri pandits

Exodus of Kashmiri pandits

January 24, 2020

In the year 1990, Kashmiri pandits had witnessed a hysterical, macabre night in the form of blaring threats and slogans, asking them to either convert to Islam or face death. Most of them fled their home for centuries to find shelter as refugees in other parts of India.

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Bollywood 2020: New year ushers in a galore of anticipated movies

Bollywood 2020: New year ushers in a galore of ant...

January 9, 2020

While remakes of old Bollywood movies and sequels seem to be the majority in the list, there are a few real-incident and films based on unusual themes which are also highly anticipated this year.

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Liberte: A Call to Spy brings the tale of bravery to limelight

Liberte: A Call to Spy brings the tale of bravery ...

January 6, 2020

There are some who are celebrated worldwide for their achievements and then there are those who go unnoticed. One such unsung hero is Noor-un-nisa Inayat Khan.

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Post-humanism in Indian cinema

Post-humanism in Indian cinema

December 23, 2019

Indian cinema has always been instrumental in exploring the imaginative and fascinating aspects of fiction. With movies like Robot 2.0 and Go Goa Gone, Bollywood has smoothly journeyed towards post-humanism.

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Bollywood baddies

Bollywood baddies

December 17, 2019

One of the main ingredients of a Bollywood masala movie are the big, bad, scary and mean villains. Some of these villains have left a lasting impact in the minds of movie enthusiasts with their impeccable performances

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Remembering Raj Kapoor

Remembering Raj Kapoor

December 14, 2019

Raj Kapoor, the Showman of Bollywood, was one of the most revered Indian actors, producers and directors of his time. With his films like Awara making big not only in India but across nations like Turkey, China, Middle East and Former Soviet Union, Kapoor has his fans spread all ...

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Regional language content rules Indian OTT platforms

Regional language content rules Indian OTT platfor...

December 4, 2019

In accordance to a report by RedSeer, a leading Indian media market research group, the Indian OTT (over the top) market is projected to grow 80 pc from 170 million in 2019 to 300 million by 2022. With increasing Internet penetration, the demand for online regional content has gr...

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