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India Elections- Game of thrones

Despite its 70s sarkaari aesthetic, Kissa Kursi Ka is a piece of our cinematic past that speaks uncannily to our present by- Trisha Gupta Main pratigya karta hoon ki ya toh bhrashtachar ko khatam kar doonga, ya khud khatam ho… Continue Reading →

More than 800 visual artistes appeal voters to ‘ Reject Politics of Hate ‘

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FILMMAKERS, WRITERS, THEATRE ARTISTES URGE VOTERS TO ‘REJECT HATE POLITICS’ In a series of joint statements, numerous intellectuals and artistes have stepped away from political neutrality and stuck their neck out to take a position KEEP THIS HARMFUL REGIME FROM… Continue Reading →

Elections 2019: Modi biopic and a trail of violations

Kanika Katyal Image Courtesy: Business Standard  On March 22, K Mahesh, a district election officer of the East Delhi Parliamentary constituency served a show cause notice to the producers of the upcoming Modi biopic. Anand Pandey of Dainik Bhaskar and Sachin… Continue Reading →

Election Commission issues Notice To PM Modi Biopic Makers

Poll Panel Could Issue New Guidelines PM Narendra Modi Biopic: The officials of the Election Commission has said they were awaiting a reply from the filmmakers of ‘PM Narendra Modi’ on multiple notices, served on Wednesday.A Actor Vivek Oberoi dressed… Continue Reading →

On Farooq Shaikh’s 71st birth anniversary, his comedy films that proved his credentials as Everyman

On Farooq Shaikh’s birthday, here are his best comic films. Much before Aamir Khan redefined the image of college students with his films such as Dil Chahta Hai (2003) and Rang De Basanti (2006), Sai Paranjpaye showed us how the… Continue Reading →

Javed Akhtar shocked to find his name on ‘PM Narendra Modi’ credits

Javed Akhtar has said that he hasn’t written any songs for the upcoming PM Narendra Modi biopic, and that he is ‘shocked’ to see his name in the film’s trailer. Lyricist and scriptwriter Javed Akhtar during a ‘mushaira’ – Urdu… Continue Reading →

The Makers Of Oscar Winner ‘Period’ Violated Child Rights, Used Wrong Data

The film clearly violates international and national guidelines on reporting on children and uses unsubstantiated data. Sinu Joseph When the short film “Period. End of Sentence”, won an Oscar, many thought it was a good thing that a film on… Continue Reading →

‘Period. End of Sentence’ wins Oscar for Documentary Short Subject

‘ The film, backed by Indian producer Guneet Monga’s Sikhya Entertainment, delves into the work of real-life ‘Pad Man’ Arunachalam Muruganathan. Period. End of Sentence, an India-set film on the taboos around menstruation and featuring the real ‘Pad Man’, picked… Continue Reading →

Gully Boy: Zoya Akhtar On Her Politics, Alia’s Violence & Ranveer’s ‘Brown-Face’

The filmmaker opens up about Gully Boy’s class politics, genius writing, and how she extracted those performances. By Ankur Pathak MUMBAI, Maharashtra—At the Santacruz office of Excel Entertainment, things are self-consciously normal. It’s a routine day.  Their most recent production, Gully Boy, has opened… Continue Reading →

Madhubala’s 56th Death Anniversary- Real story is as tragic as her iconic character, Mughal-E-Azam’s Anarkali

Prithviraj Kapoor is imposing as Emperor Akbar and Dilip Kumar a.k.a Prince Salim is appropriately understated but it is Madhubala’s Anarkali that defines and carries K. Asif’s Mughal-E-Azam on her delicate shoulders. Written by Shaikh Ayaz |Mumbai | There are two kinds… Continue Reading →

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