Category: Criticism


CINEMA || Tumbbad

I am tempted to begin this piece by mentioning the brilliant, singular song penned by Raj Shekhar and arranged by the composer duo Ajay and Atul Gogavale. The lyrics speak of fortune and fear...


ARTICLE || Hello, Dolly, Goodbye

Nearly everything about the musical comedy “Hello, Dolly” is legendary. It’s a nostalgic time capsule set to music, not only of the early 20th century but of Broadway’s golden era. And yet, it remains...


CINEMA || Stree

The debut feature of Amar Kaushik is an interesting mix of fear, fun and feminism. It subverses the ideas associated with the ‘mysterious feminine’, tracing the inherent power structures as the female (Stree) manifests...