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KALEIDOSCOPE: CELLULOID TO DIGITAL BY V.K. CHERIAN, BOOK REVIEW

Despite the cynical and sceptical times we live in, there are indeed many people who honestly enjoy movies, know the difference between good an...

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POWERFUL PEOPLE: UNTOLD STORY OF SRIDEVI

Discover the untold story of Sridevi through the lens of Amborish Roychoudhury, where passion for Indian cinema meets research, unveiling a leg...

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ALTERNATIVE ENTERTAINMENT: SHYAM BENEGAL’S MANTHAN

Thanks to the efforts of the Film Heritage Foundation, Shyam Benegal’s masterpiece has reached a new generation, proving cinema’s p...

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ALTERNATIVE ENTERTAINMENT: MAINSTREAM VS. ALTERNATIVE PERSPECTIVES

A comprehensive understanding of mainstream and alternative movements enrich discussions about the strengths and weaknesses of each. Sh...

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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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POWERFUL PEOPLE: AN EXCLUSIVE CONVERSATION ABOUT HARMONISING CREATIVITY

Working with Dhruv Ghanekar on the background score for my film White Noise (2005), produced by Mozez Singh and Sevy Ali, was a powerful experi...

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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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MOVIES: CINEMATIC GEMS OF INDIAN ART HOUSE FILMS

In the vast landscape of Indian cinema, a realm beyond the glitz of mainstream Bollywood exists - one where storytelling transcends mere entert...

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ART HOUSE: THINKING ABOUT JAANE BHI DO YAARO

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (Just Let It Go, Friends) is a 1983 black comedy directed by Kundan Shah and produced by the NFDC. It is a satire on bureauc...

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