Bollywood

The Big Bollywood Dream

The story of Sapan Krishna, who has featured in ads and films, and waits to attain stardom without the mandatory round of sexual favours and dare-and-bare acts. Khalid Mohame...

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CELEBRATE CINEMA 2019

Mumbai, September 23, 2019: Jubilance, enthusiasm and festive fervour prevailed over the last two days at Whistling Woods International (WWI), as Asia’s premier film, co...

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Bollywood’s leap out of the closet

“It is an old stereotype, that homosexuality has to do only with sex while heterosexuality is multifaceted and embraces love and romance.” ― Vito Russo,  T...

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The legend of Raj Kapoor in times of hyper PR

“Awara is a classic. The times in which it was made were very different. Gone With the Wind was the flavor of the season then. The idea of ‘love’ post World ...

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A Muslim in Bollywood

The mainstream Hindi film industry’s template for the community reflects ideological and political shifts in contemporary India. Kohl-rimmed eyes: Check. Hatred-filled ...

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Bollywood casts their votes in the Lok Sabha 2019 Election

Voting for the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections have started on 29th April. It covered many seats in Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Odi...

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The first ever Critics Choice Film Awards in India

The Bollywood film industry gathered together for the first ever Critics Choice Film Awards held on 21st April (Sunday) in Mumbai. In an era of how fair the awards shows are b...

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Cancer treatment is more painful than the disease: Sonali Bendre

Sonali Bendre was diagnosed with high-grade cancer last year. The nation was in deep shock when she flew to New York to undergo her treatment. She proved to be an icon of stre...

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Shah Rukh Khan receives honorary doctorate from London

The King Khan or ‘Badshah of Bollywood’, actor Shah Rukh Khan wants to move beyond being an actor by making positive changes in people’s lives. In a recent i...

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Filmfare awards to in-house movies question award show’s credibility

Filmfare is one of the prestigious awards which the Indian celebrities look forward to every year. The 64th edition took place on Sunday, the 23rd March in the presence of man...

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THAT SHAWL

A short story by – Humra Quraishi, As I was assembling the suitcases, Shams Shah ...

April 2 2020

Not the Mumbai I know

“All of man's achievements and endeavors will be brought to naught because of his ...

March 26 2020

KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival reschedules from May to September 2020

South Asia’s biggest LGBTQ film festival, the KASHISH Mumbai International Queer F...

March 19 2020