It’s time to press rewind on the last seven days.
All hail Salman Khan, the sultan of the box office
The megastar has become a one-man industry with the keys to the Bollywood treasure chest. Read more here.
Here’s why you cannot find episodes of classic Indian TV shows on YouTube
Channels rarely use the video sharing platform as a distribution partner, denying us the ability to revisit series that are part of collective memory. Read more here.
Soundtracks for sex comedies rarely go beyond the moans and groans
Women, and occasionally men, are merrily and unimaginatively objectified in the likes of ‘Kya Kool Hain Hum’ and ‘Great Grand Masti’. Read more here.
The stories behind five of the best rain songs in Hindi cinema
‘Sawan Barse’ from ‘Dahek’ was shot over three years, while ‘Barso Re’ from ‘Guru’ hopped several states for the desired effect. Read more here.
If you’re a woman of colour, there are a lot more snakes in the game: Poorna Jagannathan
The Indian-American actress discusses her latest show ‘The Night Of’, and American television’s genre-bending new phase. Read more here.