Canadian writer-actor-comic of Pakistani origin, Fawzia Mirza, says the peculiarity of the mother-daughter relationship in ‘desi’ families inspired Signature Move, the opening film of the Kashish Mumbai International Queer Film Festival this year.
Saif Ali Khan speaks about his identity as a Muslim, his thoughts on living in a Hindu state, the Kashmir question and how he almost refused his Padma award till his father advised him. And then, he gives the most balanced view on Sonu Nigam azaan row.
It (the search depicted in film Lion) is all just too convenient. And the film is made to pander to the Westerners’ belief that they are ‘saving’ the poor and needy by adopting from India,” says Jessica Lindhér
Malika Amar Shaikh looks back at a life closely entwined with the Left and the Dalit movements, the souring of her marriage with Marathi poet Namdeo Dhasal and why she put the personal before the political.
From the scion of a rich Sindhi family who would skip school to watch early morning film shows to the scissor-happy CBFC chief, it has been a long journey for Pahlaj Nihalani. Meet the man at the centre of the Udta Punjab row.