The TN government keeps entertainment tax on movie tickets even post-GST
LPs slumber on in memories and attics. That is until now, when a generation bred on sparkling digital clarity has discovered vinyl’s unmatched depth of sound. India is part of an exhilarating global comeback of analogue music.
Why is modern Indian sculpture a story obscured in shadows?
Talent, hubris and plain sin...suddenly, the lights turned red for the hero. Dileep’s journey—from a nowhere boy in old kolhapuris to superstar—has veered off to jail.
On-screen shaming, real-life rape and blackmail: the hyper-masculine world of Malayalam pop films
Actresses from the Eighties and Nineties are reclaiming Bollywood territory
Indie films are a fresh cinematic breeze. But to make them viable requires fiercely independent strategy.
Melody and harmony hold respective keys to music in East and West. Their confluence is an Indian master’s track.
The irresistible rise, and magnetic pull, of the Bollywood biopic
Bollywood awaits the launch of several star kids. How many of them will shine through?
A surge of young directors seems to have breached the walled city of cinema
A change in the culture and business of cinema means more Bollywood films are set and shot in small towns
Netflix has nearly zero Indian content. The rest at the online entertainment platform aren’t any better.
The incredible story of Shivaji Underground, its inspired, unschooled cast, superb mentors and bravura performances
Baahubali 2 is a global phenomenon. It might pump fresh ideas into the tired genre of Bollywood fantasies.