Bollywood In 2017: The Year In Actors

That it has been a pretty poor year for Hindi cinema is far from breaking news. But despite the seemingly endless string of duds, there is much to be discussed, dissected and celebrated when it comes to the year in actors, their...

Bollywood In 2017: The Year’s Most Underrated Films

It’s that time of the year again when audiences are bombarded with various ‘Looking Back At The Year’ lists from publications left right, and centre. For writers, critics and film buffs at large, it is our hallowed time to whine, pine and...

Bollywood 2017 Mid-Year Report Card

If there was one word to describe 2017 so far at the movies, it would be – underwhelming. For all the talk over the last few years of Bollywood undergoing a period of transition, gravitating toward more ‘content-driven’ cinema, this year has...

Is Virtual Reality The Future Of Filmmaking?

Sermonising the death of cinema as we know it seems to have become an almost enjoyable past time for many within the entertainment industry. Whenever the world of film experiences any kind of sizeable transition, disruption or new technology at play, it...

A Beginner’s Guide To Marathi Cinema

To put things in perspective, India is a nation which makes films in over 40 languages and collectively produces more movies than any other country in the world. We are a nation overflowing with diversity in aspects such as people, culture, language...

The 15 Most Iconic Bollywood Comedy Films Of The Last Decade

The genre of comedy will always have a special, highly esteemed place in Hindi cinema. Bollywood boasts of a rich heritage of unforgettable comedic films such as Padosan, Chupke Chupke, Golmaal, Chashme Buddoor, Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron and Andaz Apna Apna most of which...

The Best and Worst Of Bollywood 2016: A Year In Review

And there goes another year at the movies. 2016 is widely being considered a disastrous year for the world as a whole, for innumerable reasons. Whilst I wouldn’t call it a disaster as such when it comes to Bollywood, it certainly has been...

Our Top Picks from this year’s Mami Film Festival

It’s that time of year again where the Jio MAMI Film Festival rolls back into town, now in its 18th edition, and this year looks like its most ambitious outing yet. A time where the entire city comes alive with cinephilia, more...