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The struggle of an entrepreneur in Dinesh S Yadav’s film, ‘Waah Zindagi’

By Murtaza Ali Khan
Yadav, who was enrolled in the editing course at FTII, believes that the intensive training he received at the film institute prepared him well for a challenging project like Waah Zindagi. Interestingly, a phone call was all that it took Yadav to convince Sanjay Mishra to do the part of the protagonist’s grandfather.

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Partition and its aftermath in common lore, cinema, and literature

By Puja Roy
We chatted over cups of tea and gradually the emotional doors opened. From a lighthearted discussion the mood slowly turned towards a somber and painfully nostalgic recount of an era long forgotten yet very much fresh in the minds of its victim. Mr. Choudhury started speaking, as his wife looked on.

Decoding ‘Zero’: From Disability Studies Perspectives

By Santosh Kumar
Bauaa Singh’s selection for the Mars mission treats him as an object for the experiment given the fact that there was no certainty to coming back safe to the Earth. The short stature and academic credentials of Bauaa Singh is nullified with his level of endurance. It is disturbing to note that Bauaa Singh becomes a substitute for chimpanzee because of the filmmakers’ want of heroism.

The Truth was at Warner Bros

By Vivaan Shah
It seems evident to me at least in metaphorical terms that if Disney represented splendor, MGM glamour, Paramount pomp, Universal the circling globe, then the truth was at Warner Bros! 

David Lynch’s ‘Twin Peaks Season 3’

By MK Raghavendra
David Lynch is a difficult film-maker to write about if one wants to make any kind of rational sense of his work. It is not too difficult reviewing his films since reviewing is usually appreciation that does not commit itself to decipherment, but I don’t believe there has been much writing from film scholars which tells you what his films might mean to the spectators for whom they are meant.