The fact that Johnny Dada murdered three people, including a woman he 'loved', is tragic, but not surprising. After all, cinema has long glorified and normalized such violence in society, intentionally or unintentionally.
A 1994 song is being re-made with the same hero, Akshay Kumar, now romancing a younger woman. It is time we take a hard look at Bollywood's ageism that keeps men 'evergreen' while pushing aside their contemporary women actors.
Kabir Singh was recently released on Netflix and the movie still has controversies around it. Here's the writer's take- is the film anti-women, she asks.
The Sky Is Pink, starring Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Farhan Akhtar, a biopic about Aisha Chaudhary and her family, is a story about family, love, and the importance of working together through grief.
Bollywood's commercial outlook is once more revealed by the fact that a light skinned Bhumi Pednekar with dark makeup is in the upcoming movie Bala, instead of an actually dusky actor more suited to the role.
As I watched War, I couldn’t help thinking how cool it would be if Kabir and Khalid (Hrithik and Tiger’s characters in War, respectively) were a romantic couple. It would have been the perfect way to mainstream LGBTQIA+ representation in Bollywood.
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