Thought Factory

An Optimistic Perspective of the Indian Film and Television Landscape – Let’s Go Into The Future

India is a land where opportunity and despair go hand in hand and make the innate fabric of this beautiful country. To the west, stereotypically, India is still a land of snak...

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Nostalgia Versus Evolution

“Man it was better back in the day” or “Oh you guys have no idea what it used to be like” are smug statements that everyone has heard at some place or ...

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The Sociology Of The New Paradigm Of Media

The era of fantasy based sensationalized media is slowly being side-lined by a newly mobilized movement that is demanding media that is richer and motivated towards raising aw...

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Pupils of a lesser God

Zuhaib, a student of mass communication at Jamia Millia Islamia University says that because of the lockdown all his classes are now online. His teachers were screen sharing p...

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Do We Know What Our Children Want?

"There's always room for a story that can transport people to another place." J.K. Rowling   Over the last one century or so, ordinary people like myself and many mill...

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Of Human Shields and Human Rights

In light of recent events in Srinagar’s Hyderpora in Kashmir, where it is alleged ...

November 27 2021

A mutiny or a plea for independence

As discussions continue, Farrukh Dhondy remembers writing a script for Ketan Mehta - Ran...

November 26 2021

A look back at Mira Nair’s tale of Home: Mississippi Masala

Aditi Singh revisits the film Mississippi Masala, thirty years after its release, and re...

November 25 2021