Monthly Archives: November 2017

Padmavati: The Politics Of Art

It started off a meaningless fringe protest. But over the last two weeks, opposition to Padmavati’s release has acquired the status of a full-blown controversy. The protests, led by an organisation by the name of Shri Rajput Karni Sena, have … Continue reading

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Too Much Trend-Following, Too Little Trendspotting

Last week, Ittefaq, a mid-scale Bollywood film, released at the theatres. The film has been the talk of the film trade for the last four weeks for its unconventional marketing strategy. Karan Johar, at the helm of the project as … Continue reading

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General Elections 2019: The Media Battle Within The Political Battle

We are about 18 months away from the next General Elections, which are likely to happen in the summer of 2019. With the Gujarat elections in December this year, the atmospherics have started to build up. 2018, then, is set … Continue reading

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