"I decided to wear a sanitary pad myself for a week. I experienced the period menstruation as I attached the pad to a bladder with animal blood. I did it for my wife and the women in our community," says real life Padman Arunachalam Muruganantham.
From essaying unconventional characters in short films and web series to playing pivotal roles in television and movies, Aahana Kumra is an actor to reckon with. The actor who is riding high on the success of Inside Edge and Lipstick Under My Burkha opens up about her choice of scripts and the challenges faced by Hindi cinema.
Wonder Woman or Baywatch, that was the question many faced as India's desi girl went against Gal Gadot superhero on June 2. Gal Gadot's film was expected to be like any other popcorn entertainer, but the treatment and the narrative of the film can surprise you.
Can Baahubali 2's success be emulated by other regional industries? Can Bhojpuri cinema, with its estimated Rs 2000 crore market, eschew its raunchy credentials to make a pan-Indian entertainer like SS Rajamouli film?
Baahubali 2 is a success when it comes to special effects but is the same old story told once again. It’s time the Indian viewer is taken seriously by film content writers and is spared of sanskaari narratives.