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Pivotal, Not Seminal: Indian Matchmaking

Since its release a couple of weeks back, Indian Matchmaking, has raced to the top of the charts for Netflix in India, writes Dr Sandeep Goyal. And, it has hit No. 10 in the ...

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Music For The Bleeding Hearts

KASHISH 2020 Virtual Award winners announced at an online glittering closing & award ceremony The Brazilian film Music For the Bleeding Hearts (Música Para Morrer ...

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Jonita Gandhi to perform at KASHISH 2020 Virtual Closing Ceremony

A grand virtual closing & award ceremony on July 30th to close the 9-day LGBTQIA+ film festival The 11th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Fest...

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Life’s a beach!

A photo-feature by Megh Bhavsar on the hidden beaches of Mumbai. Text: Khalid Mohamed It’s one of those inspirational quotes, ascribed to an unknown writer, “Tim...

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Badnam Basti: Found after 49 years

Badnam Basti (Alley of ill repute), India's first gay film that was released in 1971 only to be lost to obscurity for around five decades, before it was found in a Berlin arch...

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Sudden Impact: In Conversation with Harsh Chhaya

Khalid Mohamed interviews Harsh Chhaya, whose performance as a despotic Papaji in the series Undekhi, is as laceratingly real as it gets. Foxy eyes, an unerasable smug grin, ...

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KASHISH 2020 Virtual: French film The Shiny Shrimps

157 films from 42 films to screen at the 11th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival to be held from July 22-30, 2020 The 11th edition of KASHI...

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Those Placid Waters

Humra  Quraishi tells another heartbreaking shortstory, set in Kashmir, where the blur between who is the enemy and who is not, has obscured the truth.   Shifting o...

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KASHISH 2020: Fifty-two films in competition

KASHISH 2020 Virtual, will screen 157 films from 42 countries The 11th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, South Asia’s biggest LGBTQIA+ film fe...

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No place to hide

Humra  Quraishi writes this short story about a brother, who comes visiting his sister to break the silence between them.  I lay still, looking about vacantly. Morn...

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Farmlands of Gujarat: Escape for city-dwellers

Photo-feature by Mahipal Vala, on the momentary idyll at his ancestral farmland in Amrel...

August 12 2020

Pivotal, Not Seminal: Indian Matchmaking

Since its release a couple of weeks back, Indian Matchmaking, has raced to the top of th...

August 12 2020

Just Carry on: Ebrahim Alkazi

Aparajita Krishna walks you through the life and times of Ebrahim Alkazi; also what it w...

August 11 2020