Veere Di Wedding: Bollywood needs better education. Maybe a sociology class?

The recently released, profanity-laden trailer of the multi-starter Veere Di Wedding (or #notachickflick, as those involved in it like to call it) tries to depict the new-age Indian woman and celebrate female bonding. Only, it does not. The trailer is a very evident attempt to paint the movie as uplifting, empowering and women-centric — unlike regular ‘chickflicks’. The […]

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After decades, Bollywood back in Kashmir Valley

Srinagar: Bollywood has returned to Kashmir massively. The scenic Valley saw several film units from Mumbai busy in outdoor shooting at various locations including 2,800m high Sonamarg, the “meadow of gold” in north of capital Srinagar, during the past fortnight. Among the actors who came to J&K shooting for new ventures included Salman Khan, Abhishek […]

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