3 must-have Editing tools for professionals

Scenes could have been shot poorly and performances might have been less than inspired, but with the right editing an ingenious editor can always assemble the film into a seamless whole, writes Suchetana Bauri. [Read more…]

10 screen politicians who are more interesting than their real world counterparts

In the constituency of tinsel town, where policies don’t matter, political figures are far more attractive. Suchetana Bauri takes a look at the 10 fictional politicians who brought the ballot box to our screens.   [Read more…]

Why the Indian animation industry needs to up its game?

There is still a possibility for the Indian animation to redeem itself, writes Suchetana Bauri, but all will be lost if it doesn’t sharpen its business skills. [Read more…]

Indian cinema’s shift in attitude towards autism

On International Autism Day, Suchetana Bauri looks at how autism is portrayed in Bollywood, and what are the implications and effects on Indian society. [Read more…]

The men and women who run India’s entertainment industry

They lie behind the scenes, but make no mistake these men and women are where the real power’s at. Ritika Saxena profiles the giants of our entertainment industry.

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Is Bollywood trying to redraw the Pakistani stereotype?

Total Siyapaa released this month and this is probably the first  romantic-comedy based on an India-Pakistan couple. Suchetana Bauri looks at the evolution of Pakistan in Bollywood. [Read more…]

20 in 2014!

Ritika Saxena digs into the treasure trove of movie classics and lists the movies that have turned twenty this year! [Read more…]

Situation critical: How the Internet destroyed the film critic

Where once there were film critics expounding on a film’s grammar, today there are witty guerilla critics playing the piper to millions across the Internet, and grammar be damned. Suchetana Bauri reports.

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Smashing through stereotypes, one role at a time

Bollywood is still coming to terms with the fact that women can be independent and self-sufficient. And though the change is glacial, it’s heartening that it’s taking place, writes Suchetana Bauri. [Read more…]

Celebrating the pioneering women in Indian cinema

On International Women’s Day, Suchetana Bauri takes a look at some of the women that smashed through the glass ceiling and changed the Indian film industry for the better. [Read more…]