SHE Movie Review: Ishaqzaade

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By Priyanka Raj, Twitter: @quellesupri While marketed as a romance, I wouldn’t call this a romantic movie, at least not a Karan Johar-esque candy floss romance.  Ishaqzaade is a bit more gritty than cutesy, touching on issues like interfaith relationships, gender inequities and politically-driven violence.   Set in Uttar Pradesh, it is […]

And She’s Not Sorry.

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By Sijal Rehmane We’ve already spoken about Malala Yousafzai on this blog. We’ve also been vocal about how we feel regarding Madonna’s very special tribute to her at an L.A. concert which took place the very next day. However, the time has now come to have a more serious talk […]

Karen Knorr’s India Song

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Photographer Karen Knorr’s latest body of work is centered around all things beautifully Indian. In celebration of a life-altering journey to Rajasthan, Knorr captured the spirit of the country, its mythology, fables and historic richness through a visual celebration that highlighted the country’s relationship with the animal world. Using a […]

Barfi!

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By Sijal Rehmane The much anticipated Bollywood production Barfi! opened to mixed reviews early last month, and has given the film industry a lot to talk about ever since. Barfi! is the story of the deaf-mute Barfi (Ranbir Kapoor)— a play on his actual name, Murphy— and his love triangle […]