Top 5

Prime Time, Reality Bites

Prime Time has a plethora of fiction shows which are simply entertainment, entertainment, entertainment; barring the odd show or two. One can’t overlook the non-fiction ...

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Cinema’s Daring Ventures

We all want to or have at some point wanted to cast aside the veil that shrouds questions pertaining to sexuality. Put the patriarchal hold on gender along with its ascribed b...

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Behind The Ghunghat

Is it possible to have a conversation around Gender and Sexuality vis-à-vis television content? I would say NO! Indian television is still in its infancy regards creati...

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TV's Top 5 That Get It Right

Prime Time showcases a number of shows on premier channels. During the crowded three hour band, a few have had a really long innings and are still going strong. It’s pro...

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A Natural Balance

We aspire for a better world but are often absorbed with our own lives to take decisive measures. That is, until a film galvanises us into taking action. Our top five section ...

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Mass Media / Mass Effect

There is a scene in Inside Out where Joy and Sadness, Riley’s emotions along with Bing Bong, her imaginary friend are riding literally in her train of thought when they ...

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BEHIND, THE NEWS BREAKS

When going beyond kitchen melodrama and family politics, television content providers need to research the setting for their shows with a fine tooth comb. When Lifeline was te...

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Technology, The New Value Add-On

Just as channels and producers are exploring new content, so too television screens are taking on a new look most of the time. What leaps out of the screen is a barrage of VFX...

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Tech Trek: Themes of Technological Influence in Cinema

Like the ever-present air, we live and breathe technology. Despite our excessive dependence on the array of media at our disposal, we take our options for granted. Nevertheles...

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Technology, The New Value Add-On

Just as channels and producers are exploring new content, so too television screens are taking on a new look most of the time. What leaps out of the screen is a barrage of VFX...

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After a Pause

Film historian Dhruv Somani, writes on Bollywood’s comeback syndrome, or why top s...

May 16 2021

Signs of the times: Time to talk truth to power

Humra Quraishi’s commentary demands answers and accountability for the sufferings ...

May 15 2021

Rogue Thinker

Khalid Mohamed’s never-before published interview with the dogged rule-breaker, Ra...

May 14 2021