Given Pathaan’s obvious success, isn’t it a good time to ask ourselves just how much we want our minds to be governed by the politics of an anti-Muslim, anti-minority …
Tag: Shahrukh Khan
With Pathaan, Shahrukh Gives His Fans What They’ve Been Missing All These Years
The movie tells its story in a dramatic register without scoring cheap political points or using its star as a crutch.
Hindu Right Activists Vandalise Ahmedabad Mall Over ‘Pathaan’ Posters
Five members of the mob were detained by the police and then later released.
‘Brahmastra’ Is Little More Than a Dishonest Film Sculpted Out of Box Office Desperation
The story lacks vitality, momentum, and intrigue. The film is devoid of genuine joy. Characters and settings come at you all the time, as if you’ve entered a lunch …
On SRK, Bollywood’s Love of Urdu and What It Means To Be a ‘Deewana’ in New India
The attacks on Khan and Urdu are not set apart from one another, but shed light on the systematic machinery of hate and exclusion currently on display.
A Symbol of Love: Romance, Secularism and Shah Rukh Khan
Delving into Shah Rukh Khan as the ambassador of love in the times of Hindutva hate and the symbolic import of 'mohabbat' for generations of Indian women.
The Onus of Speaking Up Against Hate Crimes isn’t Only on the Khans
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 …