A Short History of ‘Dark’ Indian Cinema

In India they don’t make too many ‘dark’ movies. Well, you could argue that the likes of Govind Nihalni, Shyam Benegal and Mani Kaul did realistic (and hence dark) cinema. But I am not quite well-versed with their body of work. The indian cinema - or more precisely the Bombay film industry - I usually …

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The ‘Indian Man’ is under the scanner again. Oh, well, he’s under the scanner almost always but rape and molestation cases that gain more media attention for some reason or the other tend to escalate the scanning.  Here are some of his scanning highpoints:  All of a sudden, ‘staring’ becomes one of the biggest offence, …

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