Documentary

A scene from ‘Meru’

The view from the top

4 min read . 09 Mar 2019
Rishi Chandna’s comedic documentary short Tungrus lands you right in the middle of the Bharde family’s peculiar housing situation.

Rooster in the city

2 min read . 30 Mar 2018
(from left) Rajit Kapur, Ben Kingsley and Darshan Jariwala present many faces of Mahatma Gandhi on screen.

The Mahatma and the movies

9 min read . 27 Jan 2018
The Beatles (from left) Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon and George Harrison in 1963. Photo: Alamy

My sweet lords

4 min read . 19 Jan 2018
Hussain Bibi with her children—her husband and son have been missing since 1997.

Seeing India

21 min read . 24 Nov 2017
A production still from ‘Pushkar Puran’. Ashok Meena

The sacred and the profane

1 min read . 27 Oct 2017
Madiha Chaudary wields her camera with ease and familiarity, whether she is shooting weddings or filming documentaries. Photo: Javed Akhter.

Two women, a camera and no visas

5 min read . 10 Aug 2017
Saeed Mirza in ‘The Leftist Sufi’.

The life and times of Saeed Mirza

3 min read . 29 Jul 2017
Frank Capra, one of the directors featured in ‘Five Came Back’

World War II, as it happened

3 min read . 22 Jul 2017
On censorship

On censorship

1 min read . 13 Jul 2017