There is something ‘cool’ about only a few people understanding a piece of art. To me, this attitude discounts the entire purpose of these non-mainstream narratives.
Imagine having to sit on a plush sofa set, sipping your margarita, with the AC perpetually on, trying to piece together a new event you can call a ‘struggle’.
The installation of a religious pedestal has exposed long-running rifts at Calcutta University yet again.
The culture of fetishising death seeks to eternalise the period of grieving, ensuring that death does not simply occur to the ones who die.
At some points, 'Betaal' is so bad that it’s good. In the very least, this isn’t the worst thing Shah Rukh has put his name on.