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Indie Parishad: Megha Chakraborty

By |September 20th, 2021|Podcasts|

The 4th episode of INDIE PARISHAD features writer-producer-DP Megha Chakraborty.

IIF Podcast: BHOOT POLICE

By |September 17th, 2021|Analysis, Podcasts|

Film critics Rahul Desai and Tanul Thakur discuss the new horror comedy, BHOOT POLICE.

IIF Podcast: Mumbai Diaries 26/11

By |September 15th, 2021|Analysis, EditorPicksLarge, Podcasts|

Film critics Rahul Desai and Poulomi Das discuss Mumbai Diaries 26/11.

Indie Parishad: Falah Faisal

By |September 14th, 2021|Analysis, Podcasts|

Our third Indie Parishad episode features filmmaker, comic creator, actor and stand-up comic, Falah Faisal.

Review: Kalira Atita

By |September 13th, 2021|reviews|

A review of the Odia-language Kalira Atita, now streaming on MUBI India.

Location as character in Shoojit Sircar films

By |September 9th, 2021|Analysis, EditorPicksLarge|

Pankaj Sachdeva examines the locations in the films of one of Hindi cinema's finest directors, Shoojit Sircar.

Podcast: Writing with Pankaj Sachdeva & Rahul Desai

By |September 6th, 2021|Analysis, EditorPicksLarge, Podcasts|

Listen to writer-blogger Pankaj Sachdeva in conversation with critic Rahul Desai about all things film writing.

Pankaj Sachdeva’s Hindi film trivia

By |September 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|

IIF presents another edition of Pankaj Sachdeva's visual Bollywood trivia.

Normal People: The alchemy of heartbreak

By |August 28th, 2021|Analysis|

Film critic Rahul Desai writes about NORMAL PEOPLE.

Anthology review: Feels Like Ishq

By |August 23rd, 2021|reviews|

Rachit Raj reviews the Netflix rom-com anthology, Feels Like Ishq.

IIF Podcast: Shershaah, Bhuj: The Pride of India

By |August 18th, 2021|Analysis, Podcasts|

Film critics Rahul Desai and Tanul Thakur discuss Shershaah and Bhuj: The Pride of India.

Titli: The cycle of violence

By |August 16th, 2021|Analysis, AnalysisDisplayLarge|

Pankaj Sachdeva writes about the themes and times of Kanu Behl's TITLI.

Rahul Desai’s streaming picks

By |August 12th, 2021|Critics Speak|

It's been a quiet few post-lockdown months in Mumbai. With everything shut after 4 PM, I found plenty of time to invade multiple streaming platforms – and watch more than I write. Here are some titles that (more or less) blew my mind: Apollo 11 (documentary, Netflix) Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love (doc, Netflix) The White Lotus (mini-series, Disney+ Hotstar) The Courier (film, Amazon Prime Video) Sarpatta Parambarai (film, Amazon Prime Video) The Assistant (film, BMS Stream) CODA (film, Apple TV) Ted Lasso (series, Apple TV) Obama: In Pursuit of a more Perfect Union (Disney+ Hotstar) Hit & Run [...]

Indie Parishad: Sayantan Bose

By |August 9th, 2021|Podcasts|

The second episode of Indie Parishad features Kolkata-based filmmaker Sayantan Bose.

IIF Podcast: Sarpatta Parambarai

By |August 5th, 2021|Analysis, Podcasts|

Film critics Rahul Desai, Uday Bhatia and Aditya Shrikrishna discuss Pa Ranjith's stunning SARPATTA PARAMBARAI.

Indie Parishad: Samya Mukt Kavita

By |August 3rd, 2021|Interviews, Podcasts|

The first episode of INDIE PARISHAD features Delhi-based poet-filmmaker Samya Mukt Kavita.

Bullets Over Bombay: The film-book podcast

By |July 31st, 2021|Analysis, Podcasts|

Special podcast edition features film critic Uday Bhatia in conversation with Rahul Desai and Tanul Thakur about his first book.

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Through the Prism of Time

By |July 26th, 2021|Analysis|

Pankaj Sachdeva writes about Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani and its relationship with time.