Why members of India's archery squad are required to visit crematoria at night to Bombay High Court's 'Baywatch' reference on need to adopt modern means. Read this and much more in this week's The Subcontinental Menu.
Knowing Anurag Kashyap as a twenty something film buff to the auteur he became, a contemporary predicts that the director has yet much more to offer to Hindi cinema, writes Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee.
Even though he has since proved his credentials on screen, Dulquer Salmaan has to toil hard before he can even think of matching the stature of his father in Malayalam cinema. But a couple of hits in Hindi may well be an open sesame to a career for him in Bollywood.
The context may well be political, but the content is deeply personal. Dolkar is orphaned by occupation, that of Tibet by China. Her present is counterpointed by flashing back to her perilous escape from Tibet.
The device Maras employs is that of viewing the events from the perspective of the well-heeled guests, mostly Western, even a Russian businessman with a background in the erstwhile Soviet special forces.