It’s time to press rewind on the last seven days.

Swathi murder: Tamil cinema is a convenient villain, the roots of violence lie elsewhere

The movies have their fair share of misogyny, but they are not responsible for the rise in violent crimes against women in the state. Read more here.

Mom-to-be Kareena Kapoor has revived the old debate about married heroines – but there’s a twist

We might be having a few wrong expectations after the announcement of the star’s pregnancy. Read more here.

The ‘Dangal’ poster and the message in the haircut

What the girls with short hair tell us about femininity in the movies. Read more here.

Tribute: For Abbas Kiarostami, the truth of lived lives mattered the most in a film

The legendary Iranian director has died at the age of 76 in Paris. He was suffering from gastrointestinal cancer. Read more here.

Bring back the male solo Hindi film song immediately

The fine tradition of heroes singing about love, loss and life has produced some of the most stirring moments in Hindi cinema. Read more here.