Mother India: Indian Films and the National Narrative

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Imtiaz Ali, Rachel Dwyer and Sudhir Mishra  in conversation with Shubhra Gupta   Prachi Bhagwat, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   No form of art is ever isolated from the political climate in which it is produced. While some films are most valuable during the era they are made in, others speak to the… Read more »

Baahubali

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Anand Neelakantan, Prasad Devineni, S.S. Rajamouli, and Rana Daggubati in conversation with Sudha Sadhanand   Harish Alagappa, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature 2017 Festival Blogger   Despite India’s long and varied association with mythological story-telling, it was a surprise when Baahubali, a 2015 South Indian historical epic, became the highest-grossing film in the history of Indian… Read more »