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How Sanjana Dipu got to play the startlingly real Mulla in Moothon

Sanjana Dipu, who plays the hard-hitting gender stereotype-bending character Mulla talks about her first acting role why a male security guard nearly frisked her at a mall

Published on 19th November 2019
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How 27-year-old artist and teacher Prashant Parvataneni won the Srinivas Rayaprol Poetry Prize

Artist Prashant Parvataneni talks about using the beauty of poetry to understand identity — and how his work isn't meant to be apolitical. He also takes us through his journey 

Published on 13th November 2019
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Need perspective of unheard voices: Film company launches paid internship for Dalit students

While academia and other professional fields have managed to open the doors at least slightly to members of marginalised communities, cinema has liked to believe that it doesn't have a caste problem  

Published on 13th November 2019
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This Pollachi filmmaker is also a novelist and a full-time government employee. Multi-tasking much?

Siva Raj has pursued various interests and jobs but his heart has always been in films. He talks about his short film Silanthi, his journey in cinema and how you need to struggle as a scriptwriter  

Published on 6th November 2019
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How Revathi Radhakrishnan went from cinema to educating tribal children is inspiring

We spoke to Revathi Radhakrishnan of Vanavil Trust, which imparts quality education to tribal children in order to integrate them into the mainstream without compromising on their cultural identity

Published on 13th November 2019
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Why wedding photographer Richa Kashelkar is asking grooms to get off their high horse

Richa Kashelkar shares her personal experience as a photographer and why she has decided to speak openly about animals and loud weddings

Published on 11th November 2019
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Bengaluru family booked for not standing during Jana Gana Mana. But they are not alone

Though no names have been included in the FIR, the cops have registered a suo moto case based on the video that went viral two weeks ago. It remains to be seen what will happen to the students

Published on 8th November 2019
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Infosys Science Foundation announces winners of Infosys Prize 2019

Six people were chosen for the Infosys Prize 2019 out of 196 nominations by the panel of jurors

Published on 7th November 2019
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#HappyBirthdaySRK: Here are five films King Khan rejected but they were blockbusters anyway

If SRK knew these films were to become blockbusters, he might not have rejected them. All we can do now is lament, so let's do that together

Published on 1st November 2019
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Slow Clap: Why every woman needs to take notes from Vijay's f-lockbuster

Women will tear up. Men will gear up. But Bigil will just make you hang up. What more do you need to understand women's lib?

Published on 31st October 2019
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Why does queer filmmaker Malini Jeevarathnam obsessively make movies on LGBT issues?

The protégé of Kabali and Kaala director Pa Ranjith, Malini makes cinema that is grounded and extremely focused on LGBTQIA+

Published on 30th October 2019
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Why army man Shamil Kandachery's Malayalam cinema-inspired art is going viral

This artist has spent time serving the country but is also using his artistic skills to make pop culture seem a whole lot cooler

Published on 23rd October 2019
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Why this short film will make you feel the pain of India's farmers

Yashowardhan Mishra, Director and Writer of short film Mandi talks about the agrarian crisis and the problems faced by farmers in India

Published on 22nd October 2019
P K Rosy Film Society started by the Women in Cinema Collective

This film society by WCC is a tribute to the first Malayalam female actor P K Rosy

P K Rosy Film Society started by the Women in Cinema Collective aims to view cinema academically and celebrate feminist politics

Published on 9th October 2019
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How Theatre Akku is keeping the art of therukkothu alive and kicking in the city

Akku, the theatre group incorporates traditional art forms like therukoothu and bommalattam in their plays

Published on 2nd October 2019

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