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India Moves to HIP-HOP

India Moves to HIP-HOP

May 14, 2019

After years of remaining underground, hip-hop has finally emerged from the shadows and talented young artists use the music to denounce social inequalities, injustices, and conservatism in the Indian society. It was a bold bet but filmmaker Zoya Akhtar took it and won it. The dir...

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Reelpolitik

Reelpolitik

May 14, 2019

  The last two years have seen a spate of Hindi films based on key political personalities as well as political incidents in the history of independent India. Quite a few seem to toe the line propagated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose charisma is translating itself in...

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Documentaries in India

Documentaries in India

May 14, 2019

Indian documentary film making is storytelling at its best, but it is no bedtime story. It makes one want to get up and get into action. Purveyors of fiction films tend to marginalise documentaries as non-entertainment; yet they have no compunction about borrowing liberally from ...

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Indian Cinema in China

Indian Cinema in China

May 14, 2019

Indian cinema is making its way into China like never before, with a string of successful films, notably Dangal, Hindi Medium, and Andhadun. Indian producers salivate at the prospect of a market as large and prosperous. When renowned Chinese film director Zhou Maofei watched the ...

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Kerala tourism garners global attention

Kerala tourism garners global attention

September 14, 2016

While Kerala Travel Mart (KTM) is set to open gates on the World Tourism Day (September 27), international recognition for Kerala tourism is rapidly growing as the state bags another coveted and prestigious award from Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) for its innovative mark...

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