Welcome to the Hyperlocal

Kaveree Bamzai

The hunger for content close to viewer’s experience

Darbhanga Calling

With minimal budgets and skeletal crews, indie filmmakers from Bihar tell of dreams and displacement, love and revolt

Irrfan’s Life Lessons

What Irrfan said to his son when he told him he wanted to be an actor

Bollywood’s Urban Legends

Fiction masquerading as fact

Sudhir Mishra: The Rebel With Many Causes

What happens to a revolution the morning after, asks Sudhir Mishra, who returns to political filmmaking in a new web series set in kashmir

Party Politics

Each generation requires a champion who will remind newcomers why they came to Bollywood

Siddharth Chauhan: Scandal and Silence

Siddharth Chauhan’s Shimla, as portrayed in his recent film, shows all is not picture perfect up there

An English Drought

And escaping into the cloudbursts of Indian imagination

Kantara’s Magic

The more local you become, the more global your work

Calling the Shots

Grabbing attention and coveted roles, women actors from the South are creating a national niche of their own


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