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Insight: Sharad Raj’s “Ek Betuke Aadmi ki Afrah Raatein”

By |May 18th, 2019|Categories: Filmmakers POV|Tags: , , , , , |

Filmmaker Sharad Raj writes about the journey of his fiercely independent and crowdfunded film, "Ek Betuke Aadmi ki Afrah Raatein".

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Chalchitra Talks: The voice of movies

By |May 13th, 2019|Categories: Filmmakers POV, Interviews|Tags: , , , , |

Filmmaker Vaibhav Munjal writes about the origins and ambitions of his unique movie-recommendation show on Youtube, CHALCHITRA TALKS.

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Badla: Of Reversals and Power

By |May 8th, 2019|Categories: Features|Tags: , , , , , |

Pankaj Sachdeva delves into the twists and themes of Sujoy Ghosh's 2019 hit, BADLA.

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In conversation with Utpal Borpujari

By |May 4th, 2019|Categories: Critics Speak, Interviews|Tags: , , , , , |

Our chat with award-winning film critic, curator and filmmaker Utpal Borpujari about the evolution of North-Eastern cinema and the voices he aspires to represent.

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A career by (art) design

By |April 28th, 2019|Categories: Filmmakers POV|Tags: , , , |

An art designer writes about his career, ambitions and the significance of his craft as more than just a hollow device of movie publicity.

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Autorickshaws in Hindi cinema

By |April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Features, movies we loved|Tags: , , , , |

Pankaj Sachdeva does a roundup of the role of the modest autorickshaw – India's most loved and hated mode of everyday transport – in Hindi cinema.

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The modern workspace movie

By |April 15th, 2019|Categories: Critics Speak, movies we loved, reviews|Tags: , , , , |

Through the cultural prism of three distinct but similarly "spaced" movies, Rahul Desai looks at the role of the workspace in modern cinema.

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Made In Heaven: Crazy Rich Indians

By |April 9th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Pankaj Sachdeva delves into the crazy rich Indian world of Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti's web show, MADE IN HEAVEN: a 360-degree turn from their recent hit film, GULLY BOY.

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Test Your Bollywood Trivia

By |April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Features, movies we loved|Tags: |

Pankaj Sachdeva extends his observational eye to this nugget-filled "random Bollywood trivia" post. There's something in this for everyone.

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The rebellion of the Hindi film heroine

By |March 29th, 2019|Categories: Critics Speak|Tags: , , , |

An analysis of the modern transformation of the "heroine" through the prism of Hindi cinema in 2018.