Tag : THE OUTSIDER

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November 25, 2018
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OUTSIDERS WHO LIVE INSIDE OUR HEARTS

By Apurva Asrani In a nepotistic film industry, where star children irrespective of talent or looks have the inside route to becoming movie stars, there is much respect for the “outsider” who made it on their terms. Today I pay homage to two phenomenal male actor...

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November 24, 2018
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‘GLOBAL ICONS: RAY AND ADOOR’

By Apurva Asrani [caption id="attachment_23386" align="alignright" width="600"] Scene from Jalsaghar (1958), directed by Satyajit Ray (Illustrated by Nishant Saldanha)[/caption] When we think of Indian filmmakers who have left an indelible mark on world cinema, tw...

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November 22, 2018
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OUT OF FOCUS

By Apurva Asrani This has been a magnificent year for human rights in India, especially for India’s LGBTQ. This September, the draconian Section 377 of the Indian Criminal Code was read down by India’s Supreme Court, and sexual relations between people of the sam...

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November 21, 2018
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SHINING POSTHUMOUSLY

BY APURVA ASRANI Women in India are finally finding the courage to call out their abusers, and the #MeToo storm has resulted in multiple heads rolling — ministers, industrialists, movie actors, film directors. No one has been spared. All that we have learned underl...

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November 20, 2018
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“An Ode to Film Festivals”

By Apurva Asrani International Film Festivals are a most exciting affair and I am always thrilled to be at India’s oldest. The relaxed ambience of coastal Goa and the wonderful hospitality of the Goan people, makes the movie watching experience unlike any other. ...

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