It’s time to press rewind on the last seven days.
What should the new Bollywood film be called? ‘Underdog’, ‘balcony’, or ‘new-age mainstream’?
Recent releases such as ‘Piku’, Neerja’ and ‘Kapoor & Sons’ cannot be described as typical Bollywood anymore. Read more here.
Have you heard the longest qawaali ever sung?
In the first of our new series, meet Aziz Mian, who clocked his performance at 115 minutes. Read more here.
Most Pakistani Hindu filmmakers fled after 1947, but not JC Anand
The distributor and producer stayed back to emerge as one of the prime movers of the Pakistani film industry. Read more here.
The debate over whether Elsa from ‘Frozen’ is gay is far more complex than we realise
The campaign to introduce queer characters in Disney films is a microcosm of the greater churn convulsing Hollywood. Read more here.
How Shashi Kapoor became the first Indian crossover star and other stories
A new biography retraces the Kapoor scion’s fascinating adventures, on and off the screen. Read more here.