TV

Evolution of Pakistani Comedy TV Shows – Part 1

Shafiq Siddiqui walks you through a few comical and satirical TV shows that aired on PTV from the 1960s to the 1980s. Creativity flourishes in restraints; back in the 1960&rs...

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MURDER IN THE HILLS

MURDER IN THE HILLS Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri’s review of the the singer, composer, lyricist and filmmaker, Anjan Dutt’s latest offering on Hoichoi, Murder In The Hi...

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It happened one night: Mohanagar

Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri reviews Mohanagar, the latest offering, from Bangladesh, on the streaming platform Hoichoi Two police officers on either end of the moral compass, the ...

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Dhoop Ki Deewar: Intriguing and Interesting

Shafiq Siddiqui reviews the web series Dhoop Ki Deewar, airing on Zee5. Two episodes of the series are released every Friday. India and Pakistan share a love-hate relationshi...

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Rickshawala

After the critical success of Seasons Greetings, Ram Kamal Mukherjee is back with a loving ode to that hoary Kolkata institution - the hand-pulled rickshaw, writes Shantanu Ra...

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Romance in the 1984 Sikh Riots: Grahan

  The OTT platforms have released a few remarkable web series displaying a different array of stories and plots; Grahan is one amongst such, writes Shafiq Siddiqui ...

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Paap: Antim Pawrbo and Mouchak

While Paap passes muster, Mouchak scrapes the bottom of the barrel. Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri writes. Two new web series from Hoichoi - a murder mystery (Paap: Antim Pawrbo) a...

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Mohomaya Chapter 2

Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri: Chapter 1 of Mohomaya, a first-of-its-kind psychological/horror experience for a Bengali OTT platform, was skating on thin ice from somewhere midway th...

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How to go bonkers

Khalid Mohamed reviews Bollywood’s alleged ghost story Roohi, the Tamil super surprise packet Mandela… and the comme ci comme ca Malayalam psycho-thriller Irul. ...

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Imagine Norman Bates’s Kolkata cousin as a paying guest in your home

Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri reviews Bengali streaming platform, Hoichoi’s much-publicized psychological horror Mohomaya That OTT platforms and the web series have become a...

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Legal Eagle: Jamshed Mistry

Vinta Nanda reproduces a conversation she had with the multi-faceted lawyer Jamshed Mist...

August 5 2021

KASHISH 2021 Jury: Ritesh Batra and Gauri Shinde

A 12 member jury comprising of National Award winning filmmakers, curators & cinemat...

August 5 2021

CLASSIC HEIST: Six Films That Define the Genre

For a generation weaned on the high-tech-and-gizmo-aided heist of Steven Soderbergh&rsqu...

August 4 2021