Tagged with Indian cinema

For what shall I wield a dagger?

For what shall I wield a dagger?

Over the (all-too-brief) reading week, I watched an Indian art-house film from 2002, Mr. and Mrs. Iyer. The film is set in 2001, around communal riots in an unspecified region of the country – somewhere near an unnamed hill station (!). Photography plays a significant role in the film, as the hero is a wildlife … Continue reading

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Bollywood Bound…well kind of

As part of my MRE research, and an assignment for one of my 5000 level courses, I am searching through an archive to find things of use for my hill station project. Which archive did I pick? The Indian cinema industry, which includes Bollywood! How is that an archive? Well, it’s a storehouse of many … Continue reading