What are the odds?

What are the odds? is a 2020 Netflix India original, directed by Megha Ramaswamy and is a quirky coming of age story of two teenagers, Vivek and Ashwin.

10 must-watch Biographies

A Biopic is a film that sensationalizes the life of a non-fictional based individual or individuals. Biopics showcase journey of historical individuals, actors, artists, singers even ‘Normal’ people who all dealt with phenomenal events to the people around the world. If you’re looking for worth watching Biopics, here is a list of Biopics. Pick one or watch all of them.

Types of Documentaries

Documentaries are non-fiction films which depict reality or shows real-life events, people and places. Documentaries can be made for various purposes such as for educational purpose, entertainment, to reveal a truth or a mystery.

What is a Documentary Film?

Rightly said by Alfred Hitchcock, Documentaries are non-fiction films that depicts reality for many purposes which can be educational, for giving Instructions or even to maintain a historical record. Documentaries come in handy for many work institutions to teach reality-based principles as they are much informative. Earlier documentaries were called as Actuality Films, which uses footages of real-life events, objects and places. Documentaries have evolved through years and has been loved by many viewers other than educators and scholars.

The legend: Guru Dutt

The great Indian filmmaker, actor and producer Vasant Kumar Shivshankar Padukone popularly known as Guru Dutt Ji in the Indian commercial film industry is one of the iconic gems from the golden era of Bollywood. People always praised him for his vision towards the direction of films. Guru Dutt considered as being a man ahead of his times.

Lessons to learn from Disney Princesses

Each and every young girl’s fantasy is to be a Disney princess, to live in a castle and marry their prince charming. Most likely every single one longed for it at least once during their childhood. Disney princesses have developed over numerous years and have pulled in even the more seasoned women. For over 80 years of Disney princess history, a genuine evolution of female characters has occurred and it is straightforwardly related with what was going on in the society. Disney have always shown the princess’s life in way that one wants and desires, to be a princess every single day, even though we admit that this can’t happen in real life, still dreaming doesn’t cost a fortune, right?

Masaan: Journey of Devi

Directed by Niraj Ghyawan and written by Varun Grover, Masaan is a film that delves deep into the affair between life and death. With a backdrop of Varanasi, we see the life of the characters taking a sharp arc, which can come as both shocking and heartbreaking. Though all the characters are flawsome, today we are going to analyse the character of Devi.

Netflix movies to watch in 2020

Netflix and chill is all we needed and did in this pandemic. Despite the fact that we have an extensive list of subscription bills, still we binge watch each and every day and night. Netflix has been our saviour. Following a long tiring day of working you need some amusement and binge watching, correct? All things considered, once more Netflix has thought of another approach to energize us, THE NETFLIX STREAM FEST!! Isn't that something we have wanted for like forever? For two days one can stream for free on Netflix. So, you have two days to watch as many movies as you can, no work pressure as it’s a weekend. Trust me this is the most ideal thing. There are endless films one can go over and the struggle to choose is real. It takes so much time finding a movie than watching one. So here I'll make that task simple for all of you!

What is Method Acting?

There are Various types of acting techniques such as Classical acting, Motion-capture acting, Character comedy, Method acting etc. Method acting is one of the best acting techniques, which produces astonishing performances though also requires more pre-preparation. Method acting is a technique or a kind of acting where an actor tries to encourage true and genuine performance by completely possessing the role of the character.

Twentieth century theatre

Theatre has evolved through many years, twentieth-century theatre depicts a time of extraordinary change in the theatre culture, especially in Europe and North America. There were long-term challenges in theatrical representation, which resulted in advancement of numerous new types of theatre such as Modernism, Expressionism, Impressionism, political theatre and other forms of Experimental theatre. Theatre showed tons of improvement after 19th century. Theatre forms like naturalism and realism which already existed developed continuously. Improvements in areas like Gender theory and postmodern philosophy distinguished and created subjects for the theatre to explore.

Actors that made from small screen to silver screen

Every person who goes to Mumbai dreams of becoming the next Bollywood superstar. Success does not come easy and surely, it is not necessary that it begins with the silver screen. There have been many who have debuted through television before entering Bollywood. Let's talk about some of them.

Hellaro- Movie review

Just like a rising tide, this movie rose till it achieved the National award. Gujarati film Hellaro, is one of a kind. Director Abhishek Shah’s film debut did wonders in the film, especially how he beautifully highlighted the culture of Kutch. The movie released in cinemas in November 2019, starring Jayesh More, Shraddha Dangar, Kaushambi Bhatt, Brinda Trivedi Nayak, Shachi Joshi, Niilam Paanchal, Tejal Panchasara, Kausambi Bhatt and Kishan Gadhavi. The film depicts a simple story yet in a powerful way. Since a very longtime women in the rural regions are being neglected and looked down.

Nuances of Scripting for Theatre

There many stereotypes about writing a script. For instance when we consider a Scriptwriter we envision them sitting in the countryside, tasting a hot mug of espresso with a pen and a diary, gazing at the excellence of the dusk, and composing a stunning story. This might be true at times but not every story is written like that, instead, it takes a lot of brainstorming even when you already know the main idea which you want to showcase through your play.

Is Theatre Dying?

Theatre was once what film is today. In actuality, it was likely much more. It was, other than being a vehicle of amusement, a device for feeling building, social changes and for uniting individuals. For very long, theatre, however a male-overwhelmed stage by then of time, was a more presumed medium than film. Strangely, when Dadasaheb Phalke needed to film his fantasy venture he was unable to locate any female entertainers to act in it.

Roman Theatre

Rome was established in 753 B.C.E as a government under Etruscan rule, and stayed as such all through the initial over two centuries of its reality. Earliest roman stage was influenced by Phylakes also known as hilarotragedy, Atellan Farces also known as Oscan Games and Fescennine verses- Italian poetry. From 240 B.C.E to 100 B.C.E, Roman venue had been acquainted with a time of literary drama, inside which old style and post-traditional Greek plays had been adapted to Roman theatre.

The role of Short films in Education

Every filmmaker has incredible opportunity to showcase creative art and ideas, they also have chance to present meaningful message through the short films. Short films can represent significant stories, relevant gist of long storylines and give refreshing content to viewers, because it has specific purpose and highlighted topics under the short storytelling

Let it Out: Your Emotions and thoughts through Visual Arts

A theatre is a unique form of performing art, it shows the authenticity of a situation and enlightens the message which an individual wants to convey to the people out there. Theatre is the most prominent medium between the performers and the audience since its establishment. It’s, of course, the tool for self-expression. Your ideas, feelings, thoughts, emotions are expressed in a way that makes the people wonder how beautiful it would feel to let it all out.

History of Street Plays in India

“Street play” - the word itself gives us feeling of enthusiasm, engagement of audience, creativity, drama and the reflection of local culture in performance. So how did the concept of street came into existence? How has it evolved? How is it performed now?

Impact of Theatre on youth

Even today we see the legacy of theatre still going. Why does it still exist in a world of web series? There are many reasons why theatre still exists and will remain so and hold a special place in every individual’s heart. Today’s youth uses the term ‘self-expression’ quite often, and are determined to change the world according to their perception. Theatre not only works as a medium for expressing their feelings to the world but also helps in their social and personal development.