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IIF Podcast: Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare

By |September 21st, 2020|Analysis, EditorPicksLarge, Podcasts|

Film critics Rahul Desai and Tanul Thakur discuss DOLLY KITTY AUR WOH CHAMAKTE SITARE.

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Pankaj Sachdeva’s Hindi film trivia

By |September 19th, 2020|Analysis|

Another edition of Pankaj Sachdeva's Hindi film trivia.

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IIF Podcast: CARGO

By |September 12th, 2020|Analysis, Podcasts|

Film critics Rahul Desai and Tanul Thakur discuss CARGO, Arati Kadav's intimate new sci-film film on Netflix.

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Class of ’83: Callback to the Eighties

By |September 9th, 2020|Analysis, EditorPicksSmall|

Pankaj Sachdeva looks into Atul Sabharwal's CLASS OF '83 and its retro themes.

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Television in films

By |September 3rd, 2020|Analysis, AnalysisDisplayLarge|

Pankaj Sachdeva looks at the varied instances of television – both literal and figurative – in Hindi cinema.

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IIF Podcast: CLASS OF ’83

By |September 3rd, 2020|Analysis, Podcasts|

Three film critics – Rahul Desai, Tanul Thakur and Uday Bhatia – discuss their differing opinions of Atul Sabharwal's CLASS OF '83.

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IIF Podcast: Gunjan Saxena

By |August 16th, 2020|Analysis, Podcasts|

Film critics Rahul Desai & Tanul Thankur discuss the Gunjan Saxena biopic and break into a Pankaj Tripathi rave.

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The Jaideep Sahni script: David v/s Goliath

By |August 11th, 2020|Analysis, EditorPicksSmall|

Pankaj Sachdeva dissects the David v/s Goliath themes of screenwriter Jaideep Sahni's storied filmography.

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IIF Podcast: Shakuntala Devi, Raat Akeli Hai

By |August 4th, 2020|Analysis, Podcasts|

Four film critics discuss the week's streaming releases: Shakuntala Devi & Raat Akeli Hai.

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Bulbbul: Flying with twisted feet

By |July 26th, 2020|Analysis|

Pankaj Sachdeva delves into the striking images and themes of BULBBUL.

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IIF Podcast: Indian Matchmaking

By |July 22nd, 2020|Analysis, Podcasts|

Film critics Poulomi Das and Aditya Shrikrishna discuss the heck out of the latest internet sensation, Netflix's INDIAN MATCHMAKING.

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IIF Podcast: Breathe (Into the Shadows)

By |July 19th, 2020|Analysis, Critics Speak, Podcasts|

Film critics Rahul Desai & Tanul Thakur discuss their differing opinions of Breathe: Into the Shadows, before shedding light on the bigger picture of perspectives and film criticism.

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IIF Podcast: The legend of Tom Hanks

By |July 18th, 2020|Analysis, Critics Speak, frontslider, Podcasts|

Film critics Rahul Desai and Uday Bhatia do a definitive, long-form Tom Hanks podcast. Because the world needs one right now.

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IIF Podcast: The art of casting

By |July 13th, 2020|Analysis, Interviews, Podcasts|

In our new Artist Podcast, casting director Yash Nagarkoti speaks about his young career and the new-age casting ecosystem of Indian cinema.

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Panga: Luck by second chance

By |July 11th, 2020|Analysis|

Pankaj Sachdeva dissects the recurring motifs and themes of the Kangana Ranaut starrer, PANGA.

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Gulabo Sitabo: The price of life

By |July 1st, 2020|Analysis, AnalysisDisplayLarge|

Pankaj Sachdeva delves into the themes and imagery of Shoojit Sircar's GULABO SITABO.

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IIF Podcast: Aarya & Bulbbul

By |June 27th, 2020|Analysis, Podcasts|

PODCAST: Five film critics discuss Hotstar's AARYA and Netflix's BULBBUL, two drastically different but similarly themed Hindi-language releases this year.

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Kachra: A life of societal lockdown

By |June 22nd, 2020|Analysis, AnalysisDisplaySmall|

In these times of social isolation, Rachit Raj identifies a deeper significance of the character Kachra from Lagaan.