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  • Gandu

    Beyond Bollywood #4: Gandu

    Gandu's quest won’t bring tears to your eyes or that warm feeling in your heart. But you will also not be able to take your eyes off it.
  • Dharamshala International Film Festival 2014

    Cinema’s Home in the Hills

    In conversation with the minds behind the Dharamshala International Film Festival.
  • My Beautiful Laundrette

    Beyond Bollywood #3: My Beautiful Laundrette

    The brilliance of this film lies in the flesh, the muscle, the teeth that Kureishi’s writing gives it.
  • Sita Sings the Blues

    Beyond Bollywood #2: Sita Sings the Blues

    Director Nina Paley uses lightness and humour to weave together a cutting commentary on one of the greatest epics in history.
  • The Pool

    Beyond Bollywood #1: The Pool

    Chris Smith's The Pool is a narrative of survival, not triumph; of life, not drama. Released in 2007, it is everything that Slumdog Millionaire was not.
  • Cocktail: Deepika Padukone

    Bollywood’s Bad Girl Problem

    In Bollywood, bad girls may have started to have their share of fun, but it’s still the good girls who get rewarded.
  • Man of Steel

    A God to Them

    In Man of Steel, by shifting the focus to the essential human conflicts faced by Superman, Zack Snyder automatically draws viewers closer to the superhero.
  • Open Show Pune #3

    Open Show Pune: A Space for Creation, Experimentation, and Exhibition

    Open Show India offers a way for photographers and multimedia producers in the country to remain in contact with the contemporary vocabulary of image-making.
  • Open Show Pune

    Open Show Pune Looking for Submissions

    The initiative is looking for submissions from multimedia artists, photographers, and filmmakers in the city for a showing this weekend. Details inside.
  • Through a Lens Darkly

    Ashim Ahluwalia speaks to us about what drives him and why his films simply don't fit into the 'mainstream system' of Bollywood and Hollywood.
  • Track Record

    Ravi Chopra's The Burning Train (1980), with its unpredictable twists and turns, entertains and educates.
  • Film Review: Gangs of Wasseypur

    Replete with profanity, lechery, drugs, and dirty secrets, Anurag Kashyap's latest is one of the most bad-ass movies ever to hit the silver screen in India.

The Tap #3

By Ramya Sriram