Cinema

Bollywood’s terror insight

Bollywood’s terror insight

October 31, 2019

As Edgar Allan Poe said, “to invoke our hidden worst fears, often in a terrifying, shocking finale, while captivating and entertaining us at the same time in a cathartic experience,” is what a horror movie should be about.

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Bollywood movies echoing Indian history

Bollywood movies echoing Indian history

October 30, 2019

With Ashutosh Gowarikar’s Panipat set to hit theatres at the end of this year and the announcement of Baiju Bawra by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, here is a look at the period dramas of Bollywood which retold the tales of history.

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Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival all set for its 21st edition

Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival all set for its 21st...

October 15, 2019

Jio MAMI 21st Mumbai Film Festival is on from October 17 to October 24 across multiple venues in Mumbai, the capital city of the west-Indian state Maharashtra.

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Roam Rome Mein: Tannishtha Chatterjee’s directorial debut bags the Asian Star award

Roam Rome Mein: Tannishtha Chatterjee’s dire...

October 14, 2019

Indian movies are not only making great noise at the international film festivals but are also gaining accolades and recognition at the international level.

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Gully Boy is India’s official entry for Oscars

Gully Boy is India’s official entry for Osca...

September 25, 2019

The selection of Gully Boy has raised the question among netizens that why not Andhadhun, Tumbaad or Article 15 or the regional movies like Tamil movie Super Deluxe or Vada Chennai, Malayalam film And the Oskar Goes To and others.

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Teachers on-screen

Teachers on-screen

September 5, 2019

Bollywood movies have always drawn inspiration from real life, be it on any subject. One such subject is the portrayal of the teacher-student bonds on the silver screen. On Teacher's Day, here is a look at few of the inspirational movies on teachers.

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Kashmir on the silver screen

Kashmir on the silver screen

September 2, 2019

Before Switzerland was popularised for its cinematic locations among the Indian audiences, the country had Kashmir that was portrayed as the backdrop for romance. However, now it’s the political turbulence and the issues of terrorism that have taken over the celluloid.

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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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