Gully Boy may have been chosen to represent India at the Oscars because it caters to Hollywood sensibilities, but not everyone is happy that better movies, both from Bollywood and regional cinema, were overlooked.
The makers of this Ladki have made sure that they have taken essential baby steps in this narrative of same sex love, getting the idea across in a film you can watch with family. Kudos!
We need to look elsewhere for real romance as pop-culture in general and movies in particular reinforce irrational ideas, and myths about love and relationships.
While all of us may know the women on-screen, how much do we know of the gritty ladies behind it, those not in the limelight? Changemakers brings us the stories of these real life heroines.
A fan's tribute to the superstar - Lalita Iyer's Sridevi: A Queen of Hearts - is exactly what it sounds like, and should be read as much for the author's razor sharp style, as for the iconic actor herself.
As a movie buff, Bollywood holds a special place in my heart. Despite the criticism that Hindi movies are over the top, or divorced from reality, here are a few life lessons I learnt from them.
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