IT raids on Anurag Kashyap and Taapsee Pannu: Modi’s vengeance against his critics
Reading Time: 4 minutes The recent IT Department raids on filmmaker Anurag Kashyap and female actor Tapshee Panu is another attempt by the BJP to gag its critics.
Beyond Rihanna’s tweet on farmers’ movement and Indian celebs’ Modi worship
Reading Time: 3 minutes Pop star Rihanna’s tweet on farmers’ movement stirred up a hornet’s nest in India as the Modi regime deployed its celebrity pawns for defence.
Adieu, Irrfan Khan – the lone real artist of Bollywood!
Reading Time: 3 minutes The untimely death of Irrfan Khan, one of the most versatile and talented actors of our time, is a big loss for the Indian cinema.
Chhapaak film review: What’s‘adored’ in rhetoric and a detestation beyond surface polemics
Reading Time: 3 minutes A common viewer’s very common yet critical review of Meghna Gulzar’s Chhapaak. The film on a very important topic still misses some factors.
The Hindi cinema and the rich man’s visceral Islamophobia
Reading Time: 6 minutes The visit of Deepika Padukone to JNU to express solidarity or simpler acts by a few actors won’t change the fact that Bollywood is an Islamophobia vessel.
Pictures of Servility Illustrate Modi-fied India’s Celebrities
Reading Time: 7 minutes Selfies and photographs are harmless unless there is a craze to get into a frame with a fascist despot who is accused of abetting massacres and lynchings.
Indian Television Casted to Oblivion as Youth Opts for English Soaps
Reading Time: 3 minutes Indian television is meant for everything but entertainment. The same judgement can be passed on a few if not all, Bollywood films as well. The repetition of the overused love triangles, […]
Om Puri Died but He’ll Live in Indian Cinema
Reading Time: 2 minutes When the news of Om Puri’s death was circulated across the wire networks of India, tributes started flowing in and the top notch and bottom rugs of the film industry […]