CINEMA & TV

Big B et tu?

Big B et tu?

Bachchan’s recent belligerence, aggressiveness and reacting in a manner unbecoming for the dignity of a global celebrity that he is—on an nameless faceless troll’s wishing him death—quickly eroded sympathy and support for him.

Why Ertugrul Strikes A Big Chord In Kashmir

Why Ertugrul Strikes A Big Chord In Kashmir

For young Kashmiris, however, the drama’s appeal lies partly in its use of the Islamic idiom and traditions ostensibly for a positive portrayal of Muslims as a counterpoint to stereotypical depictions in sections of Western media.

A Farewell Not Up To The Mark

A Farewell Not Up To The Mark

‘Dil Bechara’ may well become a must-watch and fetch maximum viewership and profit due to the demise of a dynamic young actor, but the movie riding on unappealing music, lackluster script and middling cinematography remains unmemorable

Kashmir, Covid-19 Key Themes of Resistance Film Festival This Year

Kashmir, Covid-19 Key Themes of Resistance Film Festival This Year

16th ‘International Resistance Film Festival’ being held from November 21-27 in Tehran has Kashmir and war on Covid-19 as major themes this year, organisers said adding they have received around 1259 entries for various categories so far. 

Shadi Lal Kaul: The Veteran Actor Who Brought Smiles to Gloomy Kashmir

Shadi Lal Kaul: The Veteran Actor Who Brought Smiles to Gloomy Kashmir

After rumours, came reports of the demise of the legendary Kashmiri theatre artist and TV actor—whose comic roles cheered the cheerless valley during its distressing years. In Shadi Lal Kaul, Kashmir not only lost its beloved Shamasudin, but also the adored actor.

Interview: ‘Kashmir Grossly Misrepresented in Bollywood’

Interview: ‘Kashmir Grossly Misrepresented in Bollywood’

A Bollywood actress, who was lately seen throwing her weight behind a film on lost fathers of Kashmir, believes patriotism will always find a place in cinema, even as “Kashmir has been grossly misrepresented and underrepresented by Bollywood”

5 Popular Documentaries That Picture Life in Kashmir

5 Popular Documentaries That Picture Life in Kashmir

Amid barrage of daily videos depicting various aspects of the valley, Kashmir Observer has curated a list of five documentaries for you to understand different hues of life in the region

Set in Valley, Shot Elsewhere: Kashmir in Web Series

Set in Valley, Shot Elsewhere: Kashmir in Web Series

As over-the-top or OTT platform has emerged as a new source of entertainment for viewers around the world, Kashmir historically used by majority of Indian filmmakers to picture the so-called over-enthusiastic narrative stays the same stereotyping subject

Pain of Muslims, KPs is Braided: In Reply to Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s Letter

Pain of Muslims, KPs is Braided: In Reply to Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s Letter

We admired Shikara as a love story, not as a part of history. Because it shows only the half picture. Yet, we are happy for you that through Shikara you have been able to narrate the pain of our Pandit brethren. But it’s your Shikara. You choose who to take with you in it and who not

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