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BOLLYWOOD: ALL ABOUT REMAKES AND SEQUELS

As Bade Miyan Chhote Miyan and Love Sex Aur Dhokha 2 are set to release, with both films evoking titles of films made earlier, Shantanu...

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ALTERNATIVE ENTERTAINMENT: REALISM OF THE MATERIALISTIC WORLDVIEW

Sharad Raj explores the evolution of realism in Indian cinema, its many forms and structures, and the deviations in its style ...

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BOLLYWOOD: DO OUR FILM AWARDS GUARANTEE REWARDS?

Indian film awards don’t bestow any real commercial legitimacy or credentials for the recipients in terms of a brighter future? M...

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BOLLYWOOD: REMEMBERING MR CHARMER SHASHI KAPOOR

Monojit Lahiri figures out the several reasons behind Shashi Kapoors’ subsequent success across the sixties, seventies a...

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THOUGHT FACTORY: THE NSD AGENDA – SOUL–STRIP…OR DRAMABAZI?

Monojit Lahiri does an interview-based close-up of the contentious issue of training and investigates if it helped actors brea...

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ALTERNATIVE ENTERTAINMENT: TAPAN SINHA’S EK DOCTOR KI MAUT

Tapan Sinha’s Ek Doctor Ki Maut (1990) shows how scientific research and innovation is not given its due in India, and how professional j...

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MOVIES: TALE OF AN UNBELIEVABLE FILM

The film failed to receive the expected response from the audience at the time of release. But slowly audiences and critics began to appreciate...

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MOVIES: THE ORIGINAL GLAM DIVAS OF BOLLYWOOD

Both of them made relatively quiet debuts in the early ‘70s, Zeenat in OP Ralhan’s Hulchul (1971), and  Parveen in BR Ish...

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BOLLYWOOD: THE ENIGMATIC CINEMA OF THE 1980s

It’s easy that calling the 1980s the worst decade for films and music might be a conveniently casual remark for those who do not want to ...

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TRENDING: MASCULINITY AND MANIPULATIONS DOMINATE

Films were never meant to be a medium to express hate against women, religion, community, or dissenting voices. Lately, however, Indian films a...

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