Using top stars intelligently can result in films that make you think.
The genius of the director lies in the handling of the narrative that allows for a sleight of hand to slip in a larger plot.
'Ghost Stories' is hardly about ghosts as we understand them in common parlance; it is about the demons within, and social evils which go unchecked.
While some Bollywood personalities were attending a dinner meeting hosted by Union minister Piyush Goyal, others took to Twitter to condemn masked persons who attacked students at JNU.
While some have sought to offer a 'balanced view' on the incident, others have plainly condemned the police brutality meted out against the students.
Shiv Sena's IT cell member has urged the police to take action against the online streaming platform for hosting hinduphobic content.
For decades, Indian celebrities have had an unsaid rule of never critiquing politics or being anti-government.
In a Hindu majority country, where even the ruling Government is pivoting on majoritarian sentiments, expecting actors belonging to a community which is already targeted is not only unfair …
The arrival of TV and the break-up of studios in the 60s revolutionised Hollywood movies; with the arrival of online platforms, Indian cinema is in for a similar transformation.
I couldn’t help but wonder if such crude comments about religion would have made it past the censor board if this were a Bollywood movie.