By Meghna D (twitter@kaagazkatukda) Just about three-quarters of a year ago, I was blissfully distant from Indian TV. It didn’t mean anything to me except a bundle of unwatchable content. And then, Pandya store happened.I happened to stumble upon a random Instagram clip of the show. A specific scene from a kidnapping sequence involving a couple who exuded a certain enigma, jazbaat, tashan, and a … Continue reading ShiVi : Shiva & Raavi- The pillars of Pandya Store
Wasn’t Anupama supposed to make a name for herself in the world of business after walking out of her marriage? Now she is tied down to domestic problems again. Is it because as an audience, we might like to believe we like to root for professionally successful women, but in our hearts we find more satisfaction in watching women broiled in emotional relationships? Continue reading Anupamaa : Why tell a story beyond its happy ending?
Aditya Kumar Tripathi, the male lead in the popular show Imlie from Starplus is throughly problematic. Do viewers need to root for this toxic hero ? Continue reading The curious case of Aditya Kumar Tripathi in Imlie
A viewer reflects on the mysterious appeal of Indian TV despite the glaring flaws and wonders if there is ever going to be a reconciliation of logic and magic one day to make Indian TV apart of pop culture. Continue reading A diagnostic report: The Indian TV fever
Anuj Kapadia from Anupamaa is suave, good looking, rich and knows how to navigate the tough course of one-sided love with grace and devotion. He loves, but does not negotiate with self -respect and respects consent. If you thought things could not be better, he writes poetry, has a killing sense of humour and would put Shakespeare to shame with his declaration of love for Anupamaa. Continue reading Anuj Kapadia of Anupamaa: When Indian TV finally created the perfect male lead