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The rebellion of the Hindi film heroine

By |March 29th, 2019|Critics Speak|

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

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The Politics of Vishal Bhardwaj’s Cinema

By |March 23rd, 2019|Features|

Pankaj Sachdeva writes at length about the political elements in the cinema of perhaps India's most politically expressive filmmaker, Vishal Bhardwaj.

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The transmutation of “Lithium”

By |March 16th, 2019|Filmmakers POV|

Director Pranjal Dua writes about the journey and making of the music video for Zykr's cover version of the classic, "Lithium".

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Big Trouble in Little Matunga

By |March 14th, 2019|Filmmakers POV, Interviews|

Director Vasan Bala writes about a childhood incident behind the nutty genre-fluidness of his latest film, a lovingly crafted homage-action-comedy called "Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota" that releases in cinemas on March 21st.

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Flashback: Monsoon Shootout

By |March 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|

A flashback to Amit Kumar's "Monsoon Shootout" - an intriguing, rough-at-the-edges film that was released five years after it was made.