Cinema

Vyjayanthimala Bali: The first Indian female superstar

Vyjayanthimala Bali: The first Indian female super...

August 30, 2019

Vyjayanthimala Bali was an aced classical dancer since a very young age. A chance performance in Chennai landed her up on the silver screen. Cherished equally in north as well as south India, Vyjayanthimala is the first female superstar of the Indian film industry.

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The sci-fi journey of Indian cinema

The sci-fi journey of Indian cinema

August 22, 2019

The recent Bollywood movie Mission Mangal, a science fiction based on the successful launch of India’s moon mission Chandrayaan 2, is being touted as India’s first space film and has received great response from the audience. Bollywood has been producing sci-fi movies for a l...

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Cinematic avatars of our freedom fighters

Cinematic avatars of our freedom fighters

August 15, 2019

With a lot of Indian films revolving around the national struggle for Independence, here are a few that focus primarily on the lives of the freedom fighters.  India’s struggle for independence is a long saga of oppression, injustice, rising protests, blood baths and heroic epi...

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The escapade of regional cinema

The escapade of regional cinema

August 11, 2019

While Hindi films like Uri: The surgical strike, Badhaai Ho and Andhadhun dominated the national awards held in New Delhi on August 9, several regional films made their presence felt too. The Rann of Kutch in Gujarat is an isolated region where patriarchal oppression is ubiquitou...

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Remembering the multifaceted Kishore Kumar

Remembering the multifaceted Kishore Kumar

August 4, 2019

When melodies of the past are talked about, mention of the multifaceted Kishore Kumar is inevitable. While he had aced acting, directing, producing, writing as well as singing, his evergreen compositions are enjoyed by people from all generations, even today. Here are a few chapt...

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Grands films sur petit écran

Grands films sur petit écran

August 1, 2019

C’est la rentrée et avec elle, arrive une certaine envie de cocooner dans le canapé devant un bon film. Nous vous offrons donc une sélection de films récents que vous avez peut-être manqués et qui sont à voir absolument. Séance de rattrapage pour les découvrir ou les r...

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Bollywood’s tryst with misogyny

Bollywood’s tryst with misogyny

July 12, 2019

While socially empowering and women-centric movies are growing in numbers, it is a long way for us to move away from misogyny and sexism in Bollywood movies.

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Music-based movies from Bollywood

Music-based movies from Bollywood

June 21, 2019

On the occasion of World Music Day, here is a look at few of the Bollywood music-based movies.

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Multifaceted artist Girish Karnad passes away at 81

Multifaceted artist Girish Karnad passes away at 8...

June 10, 2019

Noted playwright-actor-director and activist Girish Karnad breathed his last today in Bengaluru at the age of 81.

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Flipping pages from the life of Sunil Dutt

Flipping pages from the life of Sunil Dutt

June 6, 2019

Sunil Dutt was not only an award-winning actor but also one of the most dedicated politicians and social activists of post-independence India. On his 90th birth anniversary, an insight into the story of the man who won millions of hearts with his honesty, perseverance, hard work ...

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