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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Saraswati Datar


Carry on Carry: How Ajey Nagar turned into YouTube sensation CarryMinati
Fri, Apr 09, 2021

As YouTuber Carry Minati makes his debut as a playback singer in The Big Bull, we talk to the rapper, singer, gaming and roasting specialist.

Now Stree-ming: From Pagglait to Permanent Roommates, Sheeba Chaddha on her brave new journey
Mon, Apr 05, 2021

Meet women actors who have been giving us some amazing performances in films and series on OTT platforms in our new series Now Stree-ming, beginning with the very talented Sheeba Chaddha.

For viral sensation Yashraj Mukhate, abhi to party shuru hui hai
Tue, Mar 09, 2021

For Yashraj Mukhate, who now has almost 4.5 million subscribers on his YouTube channel, the journey to fulfil his musical aspirations has just begun.

Test of time: To the Hindi film heroes, I once loved
Tue, Feb 16, 2021

From Shah Rukh Khan's Raj to Salman Khan's Prem, here's looking at which of the popular heroes of 90s and the Noughties would fare today.

5 sexist dialogues that need a bidaai from all screenwriter’s manuals this year
Mon, Jan 18, 2021

These often-used dialogues are a constant reminder of just how deeply patriarchy and its practices have seeped into our social structures and our thought processes.

Bhuvan Bam: YouTuber, musician, celebrity next door
Fri, Jan 01, 2021

Bhuvan Bam’s videos often feature him playing over 19 different people, each with their own look, quirks and style of speaking. Characters like Bhanchoddas, Sameer Fuddi, and of course Titu Mama have become very popular.

Out of one box into another: Are women in OTT space in danger of being stereotyped?
Fri, Dec 25, 2020

Rape, murder or child sexual abuse cannot become a convenient backstory device to explain away a woman’s mental or physical health issues, or to make her interesting/edgy enough to be engaging.

Kasauti Hindi GEC Ki: Why do Hindi TV shows remain stuck in a time warp of mediocrity?
Fri, Oct 16, 2020

Why is it impossible to imagine a show that can be engaging without pandering to the same sexist stereotypes or glorifying suffering as a means of ennoblement for women?