Muslim women queue to cast their votes at a polling station in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. Photo: AFP

Muslim vote bank: Reality or myth?

4 min read . 13 Feb 2017
Karan Johar’s seems to be an ongoing struggle with how much tradition and convention he is willing to upend. Photo: Prodip Guha/Hindustan Times

Karan Johar’s mistrust of labels

3 min read . 13 Jan 2017
Aamir Khan in ‘Dangal’.

The best Hindi films of 2016

5 min read . 26 Dec 2016
Actor Manoj Bajpayee in a still from Aligarh. The film was not just edited for swear words and scenes of intimacy but also not allowed to retain any references to its basic theme of homosexuality itself.

The manual to movie censorship on TV

5 min read . 17 Oct 2016
Cate Blanchett (right) in ‘Carol’<br />

Heart of the matter

5 min read . 20 Mar 2016
Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint<br />

The changing face of Hindi cinema

3 min read . 17 Mar 2016
Manoj Bajpayee in a still from Aligarh<br />

Ten Bollywood takes on homosexuality

3 min read . 31 Mar 2016
It’s inevitable that any cinematic rendering of gay lives in India will be seen and promoted as an ‘issue film’. <br />

Film review: Aligarh

4 min read . 28 Mar 2016