The nostalgia of Buniyaad

The 1980s was a momentous era for Indian television. The Asian Games and the arrival of Doordarshan in the drawing rooms of the country changed the entertainment industry forever in the country. The quality of films was going down and television was coming up with a different kind of engagement hitherto unknown to the masses.... Continue Reading →

Nadigaiyar Thilakam: A star is born

Nadigaiyar Thilakam or Mahanati, recreates an era that has gone by for the viewers of today and it is a joy to watch. Watch Nadigaiyar Thilakam to know what real actors are made of. Take your parents and let them relive an era they cherish. This is a piece of cinema that has to be experienced.

Revisiting The Courtesans of Bombay

The sound of ghunghroos would chime with a thumri in search of a long-lost love. The kotha is often a very romanticised space in Hindi cinema and has been the last refuge of a dejected lover. From Devdas and Pyaasa to Amar Prem and Pakeezah, the heroes have found “true love” in the arms of... Continue Reading →

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