ILA tells a powerful story and does succeed in bringing highly discussed relevant issues to the fore in a manner that was not overbearing.
Because two brides are better than one. Here is a small tete-a-tete with Priya and Paula, lovely newly married women.
Ila had premiered at the NCPA’s Centrestage Festival in December, and simply on the strength of that single staging, made it to quite a few ‘best of the year’ lists.
The word 'Choice' has many meanings. The dictionary defines Choice as the right, power or opportunity to choose.
One warm spring afternoon, Gaysi ended up in a room with the two phenomenal women from the movie Qissa - Tillotama Shome and Raskia Duggal.
This series of photographs are a part of a wider series that I have shot over a period of 4 years and which examine the various cultural arts of Maharashtra that are slowly dying.
I would like to begin this post by saying that the argument I put forth is after having watched the entire documentary made by Leslie Udwin.
A short email interview with Vinay Chandran, festival director of the recently concluded Bangalore Queer Film Festival (BQFF).
Qissa, a masterful indictment of patriarchy, plays with complex notions of displacement and loss of identity.
How I longed to have the guts to ask her for her number. But all I manage to say is, “I’ll see you around sometime”.
This short video features interviews with a few members of the Bangalore-based queer dance group, The Pink Divas, as well as footage from rehearsals and performances.
There has been some speculation on the cause of Alan Turing's death, mainly because of his past connections with the espionage industry & his strong attitude towards life in general.
My deepest thoughts and strongest desires
My heartfelt wishes and passionate fires
Come in and sit down, feel welcome and stay
I’m not complaining of a heartache today.
I love my intuitions, love impulsions, and also thrive on it. I owe the most beautiful experiences of my life to my emotional self.
Unseen forces behind Mumbai Queer Pride.
Five years of denial. Five years of confusion. Five years of analysing my feelings and myself to death.
Nil Nirjane (or Vacation Blues) is set in a resort on the outskirts of Kolkata. Six individuals – Aman and Jaya (a couple), Mou and her father and Reshmi and her mother are vacationing in the resort.
I could hear my heart was pounding. My knees felt a bit weak. Tongue was parched and dry. Still, I was happy.
They call India a democracy – where the men in power are ‘representatives’ of the society, where people can speak their minds, where people are ‘free’ – to do what they like, when they like it.
We’ve all experienced it. Irrespective of our orientation, whether Straight, bi, gay or queer. It hurts every time.