India Insight

Movie Review: Phantom

August 28, 2015

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Cricket: Team India needs a long rope

August 26, 2015

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Interview: ‘Phantom’ not trying to cash in on 26/11 sentiment, says Saif Ali Khan

August 25, 2015

Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan did not have a good year in 2014. Three of his films, “Humshakals”, “Bullet Raja” and “Happy Ending”, crashed at the box office. More than 10 months after “Happy Ending” came out, Khan is back with “Phantom”, a thriller based on a fictional plot to bring back the mastermind of the 26/11 attacks in Mumbai.

Movie Review: All Is Well

August 21, 2015

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It’s not just about Katrina Kaif’s looks in ‘Phantom’

August 21, 2015

Katrina Kaif routinely finds a place in lists ranking India’s most Googled celebrities. She says her looks got all the attention in her first few Bollywood films.

Short skirts, bad stars, chow mein: Why men in India rape women

August 21, 2015

The 2012 Delhi bus rape case and an ever-longer list of rapes and murders in India have prompted politicians and public figures in India to cite plenty of implausible reasons why rape happens and why men brutalise women or portray women in ways that suggest they had it coming. Many people, when speaking out, tend to minimise the crime or rationalise it in ways that sound ludicrous to many. We created this list of such comments more than a year ago, but it seems like it’s time to add some new entries.

Movie Review: Manjhi – The Mountain Man

August 21, 2015
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Movie Review: Brothers

August 14, 2015

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Movie Review: Bangistan

August 7, 2015

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Interview: Karan Anshuman on ‘Bangistan’

August 6, 2015

As a film critic for one of Mumbai’s most read tabloids, Karan Anshuman judged a Bollywood movie each week. This week, it’s his turn to be judged.