Cinema of India

The Final Solution - Gujarat riots

Stop lying, Mr Anupam Kher! #FinalSolution ~ @rakeshfilm

Rakesh Sharma, producer of award winning documentary on the Gujarat riots called the Final Solution has issued an urgent press release protesting false claims made by Anupam Kher with regard to his film. Since MSM is unlikely to broadcast these, readers of this blog are urged to spread the message and demand accountability from CNN-IBN …

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Percentage of time devoted to rural news on TV

#OperationBlueVirus Vishal Saini and Harmeet Singh of Webstreaks

Vishal Saini and Harmeet Singh of Webstreaks, Derawal Nagar, New Delhi are forthcoming and tell how the BJP had run a negative publicity campaign against Congress and has come up triumphant. They will mention local issues in our campaign showing the negative side of the incumbent government. Saini claims: “Negative chahiye uske andar … agar …

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My Husband’s say

My husband thinks that I am defaming him, and wants the other side known. Fair enough. I have typed this out as dictated by him (translated from Marathi). I don’t want to say anything. I don’t want to say anything from inside the home in public. I can speak with my close friends, but it …

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Satyamev Jayate: Episode 1 Daughters are Precious: Female Foeticide and some thoughts

I had stuff to do today, and not being a TV watcher at all, I had no particular interest or awareness of a new show. Wandering into the kitchen, I overheard some and went to watch. This is the episode. For someone actively interested in human rights, the information in this show was no news. …

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InkLab – A film inspired by Shaheed Bhagat Singh, denied Censor Certificate

If you remember our earlier appreciative publishing of the indie film Inklab and the interview with Dr. Gaurav Chhabra that followed, we are glad to share that the film was widely appreciated. But once it came to the “real world”, it ran into trouble – specifically, trouble with our nitpicking, politically meddling censor board. A …

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