Queen

Regional Indian cinema explores woman-centric content

Regional Indian cinema explores woman-centric content

March 6, 2020

While Bollywood has been producing a lot of women-centric films in the last few years like Queen, Dangal, English Vinglish, Pink and recently Thappad, regional cinemas are not far behind. Indian movies across various languages have also been portraying feminist characters and som...

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Bollywood’s idea of women empowerment in films

Bollywood’s idea of women empowerment in films

December 28, 2018

Almost every other Bollywood film starts with introducing its male leads having a particular profession or a business, while female leads are often neglected as being part of the workforce. In the recent slot of films, they are assertive and sexually confident but rarely have car...

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The Indian-European ‘filmi’ love affair

The Indian-European ‘filmi’ love affair

April 21, 2017

With Indian films crossing the centenary mark, Bollywood has stepped into the changing diaspora of increased global audience in terms of its ‘soft power’. Bollywood is nevermore confined within the boundaries of Indian theatres or Indian audiences as it ventures out into Euro...

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Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s ‘Pink’ to be screened at the UN

Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s ‘Pink’ to be screened at the UN

November 28, 2016

As Bollywood is gradually delving in a diverse set of subjects, it is also gaining an international identity. After Rajkumar Hirani’s ‘Lage Raho Munna Bhai’, it is time for filmmaker Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury’s ‘Pink’ to be screened at the United Nations

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Freddie Mercury: A Parsi boy to a legend rocking the galaxy

Freddie Mercury: A Parsi boy to a legend rocking the galaxy

September 7, 2016

Freddie Mercury, born Farrokh Bulsara, to Parsi parents, who spent his teenage years in India, had an asteroid named after him on 5 September, what was his 70th birthday.

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City Palace of Udaipur

City Palace of Udaipur

August 11, 2016

Udaipur, the city of lakes, is home to spectacular palaces that are a showcase of the rich heritage of the region. The City Palace, perhaps the most visited spot in the city, is a shining example of such a place and is a delight for those looking to experience the colourful cultu...

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Bollywood

Bollywood

February 16, 2016

«La Famille Bélier», énorme succès du cinéma français en 2015, sur le sujet délicat d’une famille dont la plupart des membres sont sourds, sera adapté au goût indien par Reliance Entertainment et Phantom Films, la maison de production des réalisateurs Anurag Kash...

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French hit redone by Kashyap’s Phantom

French hit redone by Kashyap’s Phantom

February 16, 2016

« La Famille Bélier », a huge French cinema hit in 2015, on the touchy subject of a family of deaf persons, will be remade in India by Reliance Entertainment and Phantom Films, the production house of Anurag Kashyap and Vikas Bahl. The film, which attracted more than 7 million...

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