Palasa 1978(Amazon prime)

In this podcast along with me is Mr.Shiva Thrishul he is pursuing his Ph.D from the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Osmania University. He also teaches media studies to undergraduate students in Hyderabad. The discussion is about the film Palasa 1978 which is about Bahujan resistance in a village in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh….

Alaipayuthey- How society influences relationships

I watched Aliapayuthey and I am officially spoilt! My idea about marriage and relationships is never going to be the same again. I know I am late to the party, but maybe the occasion was just right to watch it. Everything which has to be said about this movie was already told by a lot…

10 years for Prasthanam

“For once come out of the epics and stories and see by yourself, All the characters Act according to their needs… there are no heroes and villains in the play” The beauty of this dialogue might be lost in translation, but the epic meaning remains the same. I strongly believe these are the most powerful…

Trance- A case study on the harmful effects of the drug called Religion

In a scene where the life of our protagonist Viju Prasad(Fahaad Faasil) is going to be changed forever, A character Solomon(GVM) makes him an offer he can’t refuse. He says he started a venture “To feed people’s emotions with a powerful Drug” “DRUG?”  Viju Reacts Astonished “Religion” Solomon casually says, now by the time this…

The Mirror and its social criticism

There is this sense of nostalgia in the film the mirror directed by Jafar Panahi. This film takes you back to those days in school when you used to wait for your parents to come and pick you up as soon as you are done with classes. A flock of girls running out of the…

Nostalgia of The white balloon

It’s been a few days since I wrote something. So, let me break the ice by sharing an embarrassing childhood story. One morning, I woke up craving for some biryani (more like every morning in your life Sagar ;). Back then, the world was a great place because there was no internet to complain about…