Pieces Of A Woman, which has its roots in Mundruczó and Kata Wéber’s personal tragedy of losing a child during pregnancy (Wéber has written the screenplay), is at its core a definitive portrait of a woman afflicted with an unspeakable loss
In an interview with indianexpress.com, Hindi writers Rakesh Kayasth and Divya Prakash Dubey answered questions on their experiences, the romanticism of Mumbai local trains and the way they translated an experience so visual into an audio series
Ghar Ka Pata, in essence, documents Madhulika’s shifting status from a tourist to an immigrant. But apart from being a heart-rending personal account, it provides human faces to an exodus whose severity keeps coming in the way of recovery.
If Durga Puja is about homecoming then the celebrations have to wait.. If the festival is about the hope for resurrected morality, then for now the festive spirit has run dry. For now humanity is endangered.
In Cuties, Maïmouna Doucouré goes all out objectifying young girls because for once an adolescent story inhabits their gaze. For once their confusion is not viewed as disobedience and rebellion as transgression.
In an interview with indianexpress.com, Shashi Tharoor spoke about Tharoorosaurus, pondered over ways love for words can be nurtured, and if there has been any instance where he had a literary faux pas.
Asim Abbasi’s Churails does not view patriarchy as a problem but as a reality, one that we have to live with. Women do not become churails but are made one, even if they do not call themselves that. The way forward, as Abbasi shows, is not retribution but resistance
So much of the collective bafflement that succeeded Sushant Singh Rajput’s death stems from not knowing what happened, in being caught off guard, and in missing out on the ending of a story whose beginning played out for all to see. Dil Bechara comes closest in providing a closure.
By cherry picking its clients and assorting stories it wants to tell, by ticking boxes of caste, religion and class as imperative for an arranged alliance, Indian Matchmaking panders to the West gaze with complying obedience.