‘Regional’ movies are more national than ‘national’ movies, says Manoj Bajpayee

Manoj Bajpayee (Photo: Getty Images) Do you think there will be films made separately for the OTT platform and for theatres? Or do you think one will cannibalise the other? I want both to coexist and provide compe­tition to each other. That is my personal opinion. Problems arise when there is just one medium, which … Continue reading ‘Regional’ movies are more national than ‘national’ movies, says Manoj Bajpayee

Actor Dileep’s Arrest Is a Wakeup Call for India’s Misogynistic Film Industry

THE ARREST OF Dileep, one of Kerala’s most popular actors, over a plethora of charges, including gang rape, criminal conspiracy, blackmail, attempt to destroy evidence and an assortment of other alleged crimes, is a wake-up call for an Indian film industry known for its brazen misogyny, unaccounted-for wealth and cartelisation. It ought to send shockwaves … Continue reading Actor Dileep’s Arrest Is a Wakeup Call for India’s Misogynistic Film Industry