Netflix

-March 16, 2021

Netflix’s Bombay Begums depicts women in their rawest, purest and vulnerable best A 49-year-old woman confesses a horrifying chapter of her life, when she was in her 20s and was sexually abuse by her mentor in workplace, to her step daughter. Of all people, she finds comfort and solace in her 13-year-old daughter and opens […]

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-January 19, 2021

Netflix’s Tribhanga explores nuances and complexities of a mother-daughter relationship Being a woman was and never has been an easy task – especially in a patriarchal society like India. Here, a mother is synonymous to a ‘care-giver’ and for her to have desires and dreams of her own are deemed wrong. Such a thought is […]

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-January 12, 2021

The film not only explores a forbidden relationship between a domestic help and her employer, but also puts forth a question: “Is love enough?” A lonely, affluent businessman finds comfort and solace in his live-in maid. And the maid, a widowed young woman, shares the same feeling towards her employer but is torn between the […]

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-December 14, 2020

The way audience consumes content isn’t the same anymore amid the new normal The global pandemic might have been a bane for most, but for the OTT platforms – it’s definitely a boon! Just when India, like many other counties in the world, was getting acquainted with the culture of binge-watching,little did it know that […]

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-December 1, 2020

Netflix’s Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives lacks authenticity, but has the elements of entertainment in place “Why the f**k should I watch a show about four women who don’t have jobs? Why are these pre-menopausal women getting on my nerves? They all pretend like they work, but what do they actually do?” These questions are […]

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-November 2, 2020

The streaming platforms has emerged as an ever-important source of entertainment for those stuck at home “Cinema halls are opening up,” the breaking news read. For a minute, I was elated. But soon enough I wondered, ‘Am I really going to take the risk of sitting inside a movie theatre for almost three hours to […]

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-November 2, 2020

Kaali Kuhi, starring Shabana Azmi, tells the tale of an insidious age-old practice through paranormal lens An ancient well situated amidst a village holds horrors of the past. When dug open, by mistake, the haunting begins. This, to summarise, is what Terrie Samundra’s Kaali Kuhi’s(The Black Well)  prelude tell us. As the story proceeds, we […]

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-October 29, 2020

Mira Nair’s A Suitable Boy, based on Vikram Seth’s 1993-novel of the same name, transports its audience to a world of its own When the first look of Mira Nair’s A Suitable Boy released on social media, the netizens could not keep calm. After all, it’s not every day that Nair creates (screenplay by Andrew […]

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