Reel & Real: Blurred Lines between Cinema and Reality- Notes from Women In Films brunch at Jio MAMI Film Festival

There has been an ongoing debate around the portrayal women in cinema, which raises questions around the lyrics of our popular item songs. We have all danced to Sheila Ki Jawani and Munni Badnam Hui at some point. These songs are extremely catchy, and they are played everywhere, from our bustling...

Picture Abhi Baqi Hai, Behena

1.3 billion Indians have been touched by Bollywood at some point of their existence. The Hindi film industry is significantly connected to the way talent is discovered and promoted both formally and informally in the country. From weddings to devotional songs, films permeate every cultural facet of...

Indian Film Industry must make space for ‘lady-oriented’ films

Celebrating the release of Lipstick Under My Burkha, Oxfam India today urged the Indian film fraternity to produce more women oriented cinema and make space for many more women filmmakers to tell stories from the perspectives of women and girls.Lipstick Under My Burkha was presented the Oxfam Best...