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Fifty Shades of Khaki - Ruminations on Visaranai and Action Hero Biju

The writer ruminates on Visaranai and compares it with Nivin Pauly's Action Hero Biju to talk about the cinemagoer's response to onscreen representation of police excesses and institutional violence

14 Jun 2020

Modi and A Beer
Why Modi and A Beer is a fascinating film

"My favourite aspect of the latest Neelam Productions project, a short film called Modi and A Beer, is the delicious complexity on offer," writes Sudhir Srinivasan about Neelam's new short film

11 Jun 2020

Coronavirus: The serial killer

Directors, producers and actors of Tamil television soaps talk to us about the changed status quo, and what this means for their business

09 Jun 2020

Chiranjeevi Sarja: Gone too soon

The Kannada film fraternity are in a state of shock with the news of the sudden demise of the actor

07 Jun 2020

Cross-examining Ponmagal Vandhal 

How real are the court proceedings in Ponmagal Vandhal? A practising lawyer subjects it to scrutiny

03 Jun 2020

Suspension of Godman series by Zee5 is a serious threat to freedom of expression: Makers

Calling it a move to squash their freedom of expression, the team said that the controversy was intentionally engineered by “unconstitutional forces” in the name of religion

03 Jun 2020

Karan Johar: Theatres will never die

The filmmaker talks about life in lockdown, his favourites in Southern film industry, the OTT vs theatre debate and more. 

29 May 2020

'A single Vijay film is all it takes to change the situation for theatres'

On the occasion of the golden jubilee anniversary of Devi Cinemas, we spoke to its heads, who reminisce on the good times and their plans to resurrect the theatrical experience in the post-Covid world

27 May 2020

When stars reach out: How film personalities generated funds for COVID-19

The Indian film industry has united in the fight against the coronavirus. In this piece, we look at how film stars facilitated relief efforts across India.

23 May 2020

Poll
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Once theatres reopen, how soon will you get to the theatres?

Result
Duh! I am already at the theatre
Two weeks. Corona and cinemas need quarantine
Month - Better safe than sorry
Two months - Precaution never infected anyone
What theatres? I am OTT label