The Trouble with Bollywood

At the outset, let us admit something. Cinema is art, craft and commerce, all rolled into one – it has always been so, all around the world. It may have begun as pure art, but had quickly taken on essences of craft (it had to), and gradually morphed into a form of business. Now, wait […]

Meetup 143: Historical Fiction

Last weekend, Nikita hosted a session on Historical Fiction. Generally, in an amateur setting (and in some professional settings too), there is considerable confusion between historical fiction, mythological fiction and fantasy. The lines do overlap, and the elements that define each genre are sometimes not as rigid as we’d like them to be. In spite […]