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Is Avengers: Endgame a Masala Movie?
May 01, 2019
Is Avengers: Endgame a Masala Movie?
A formula made up of mixed genres that is sometimes viewed by outsiders as awkward in Indian movies works fine for Marvel.
Is Avengers: Endgame a Masala Movie?
India’s Problem With Women
September 26, 2018
India’s Problem With Women
As tradition and modernity collide, India is the world's most dangerous place for women.
India’s Problem With Women
Singer Ash King on Music’s Pull and Purpose
July 18, 2018
Singer Ash King on Music’s Pull and Purpose
The Bollywood film singer talks about music, life, and his journey from the UK to India.
Singer Ash King on Music’s Pull and Purpose
Pakistan’s Cinematic Revolution in the Making
May 02, 2018
Pakistan’s Cinematic Revolution in the Making
Cake and Motorcycle Girl signal a new, refreshing direction for Pakistani cinema
Pakistan’s Cinematic Revolution in the Making
India’s <em>Padmaavat</em>: An Ode to Conservatism and Moral Victories
February 06, 2018
India’s Padmaavat: An Ode to Conservatism and Moral Victories
Both the movie and the controversy around it show how we judge things and people we do not know.
India’s Padmaavat: An Ode to Conservatism and Moral Victories
India's Stars Go From Bollywood to Ballot Box
January 12, 2018
India's Stars Go From Bollywood to Ballot Box
What happens when Indian movie stars enter politics?
India's Stars Go From Bollywood to Ballot Box
Is India’s <em>Bāhubali: The Conclusion</em> a New Beginning?
January 02, 2018
Is India’s Bāhubali: The Conclusion a New Beginning?
It may not be a global watershed for Indian films, but the movie broke regional divides.
Is India’s Bāhubali: The Conclusion a New Beginning?
The Distortion of a Distortion: India’s <em>Padmavati</em> Movie Controversy
December 01, 2017
The Distortion of a Distortion: India’s Padmavati Movie Controversy
Radicals are protecting a queen they have never seen and attacking a movie they have not yet seen.
The Distortion of a Distortion: India’s Padmavati Movie Controversy
India Has a Problem With Revering Mythical Women
December 01, 2017
India Has a Problem With Revering Mythical Women
A recent controversy over a Bollywood film highlights why revering mythical women can accentuate existing gender inequities in India.
India Has a Problem With Revering Mythical Women
Why Did This Russian Woman Contest an Indian Beauty Pageant?
October 12, 2017
Why Did This Russian Woman Contest an Indian Beauty Pageant?
Elena Tuteja, a finalist in the Mrs India Earth 2017 contest, wants women to follow their dreams.
Why Did This Russian Woman Contest an Indian Beauty Pageant?
A Bollywood Take on Storytelling in Journalism
October 05, 2017
A Bollywood Take on Storytelling in Journalism
Why have visual news media not adopted what could be called “cinematic journalism"?
A Bollywood Take on Storytelling in Journalism
Bollywood Meets Nepali Nationalism
August 23, 2017
Bollywood Meets Nepali Nationalism
In Kathmandu, a fan club has drawn critique for idolizing an Indian actor. Why?
Bollywood Meets Nepali Nationalism
Bollywood Conquers China? Not Quite
July 08, 2017
Bollywood Conquers China? Not Quite
Did the Bollywood hit Dangal really take China by storm?
Bollywood Conquers China? Not Quite
What’s It Like to Be a Woman in Bollywood?
March 17, 2017
What’s It Like to Be a Woman in Bollywood?
Shreya Narayan shares her experience as a Bollywood actress and what she see would like to see change.
What’s It Like to Be a Woman in Bollywood?
Meet India's New Patriots and Nationalists, From Bollywood and Business
October 24, 2016
Meet India's New Patriots and Nationalists, From Bollywood and Business
"Nation comes first." A new euphemistic refrain emerges in India.
Meet India's New Patriots and Nationalists, From Bollywood and Business
5 Ways India Can Become a Soft Power Superpower
July 06, 2016
5 Ways India Can Become a Soft Power Superpower
How can India work its way up global soft power rankings?
5 Ways India Can Become a Soft Power Superpower
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