Tag Archive: films in india

Padmaavat and the other side of history

The issue isn’t with Bhansali taking creative liberty. The issue’s got to do with the larger socio-political context of “othering” Muslims and relegating the Muslim identity in India.

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Padmavat: An Engaging Tale

A movie as glamorous as Padmavat has painted that
picture effectively and perhaps could go a long way in changing the world for women in a subtle way.

‘Film industry people are indulging in wrong doings and harassment!’

Monisha Kanwar interviews Filmmaker Dilip K Mukharaiya on his upcoming film Pareshaanpur… How did the idea of Pareshaanpur originate? The idea of Pareshaanpur came as a routine subject, I always looking for a… Continue reading

Censor Board just became such a friendly place!

Rakesh Sharma is a noted Documentary filmmaker. In 2004, the day after the Censors cleared my film Final Solution, after denying it a certificate 3 months earlier, I had a request for an… Continue reading

ओम दर-ब-दर

जवाहरलाल नेहरु विश्वविद्यालय, नई दिल्ली से पी एच डी अरविन्द दास पत्रकार और फोटोग्राफ़र हैं. सोशल नेटवर्किंग साइट और न्यू मीडिया पर इन दिनों ‘ओम दर-ब-दर’ की खूब चर्चा है. पिछले दिनों जब… Continue reading

Abbas and Nehruvian aesthetics in Indian Cinema

On the occasion of the 98th Birth Anniversary of noted film personality Khwaja Ahmed Abbas (7 June 1914 – 1 June 1987), we pay our tribute to the filmmaker, writer and journalist. Professional… Continue reading