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GUEST REVIEW : BEPANNAH ON COLORS – BY UJWALA SRINATH

Bepannah : Limitless possibilities of a good script Color’s recent offering manages to do something impressive in its first innings – tell a story without trappings. Watching Bepannah made me rewind to the last time I watched an Indian TV series with a compelling storyline. It took me a while to think of anything specific. This is not to say that our TV writers don’t … Continue reading GUEST REVIEW : BEPANNAH ON COLORS – BY UJWALA SRINATH

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#GuestReview: 21 Sarfarosh: Saragarhi 1897 – Akanksha

121 years since the conflict, the Indian audience have now been introduced to 21 Sarfarosh: Saragarhi 1897, a fiction show inspired by the real–life story of 21 brave soldiers of 36th Sikh regiment of the British Indian Army who defended an army outpost at Saragarhi in the North-West Frontier Province against an onslaught of over 10,000 Pashtun and Orakzai tribals in September 1897 in what … Continue reading #GuestReview: 21 Sarfarosh: Saragarhi 1897 – Akanksha

Viewer’s Review :Naagin by Maith Iyenger

  I am not a regular watcher of TV, being more of a reader – and I love a well-told fantasy. I see the popularity among Indians, of western fantasy tropes such as vampires and werewolves and wondered, why, despite a vast tradition of homegrown fantasy, Indian fantasy was not given prominence in our movies or TV.The one exception to the lack of Indian fantasy … Continue reading Viewer’s Review :Naagin by Maith Iyenger

Kahaaniya Hindustaan ki.. Telling tales of India in an EPIC way- Anushree Taparia

Recently I have been hooked to this new channel EPIC. As its tagline says ‘Kahaaniyan Hindustan ki’ (the stories of India) and it truly lived up to its name. So here are 5 quick reasons why I love this brilliantly conceptualized Channel on Indian Television: Our own stories: All the shows on this channel have been featuring folktales and stories from our country. These are … Continue reading Kahaaniya Hindustaan ki.. Telling tales of India in an EPIC way- Anushree Taparia

Tangled Skeins : Mahakumbh on LifeOk : Week 2 Analysis by Shyamala B. Cowsik

As I sat back and thought over the last week’s four episodes, the tangled skeins were not just in the tale, but inside my head as  well. Normally, in any fictional narrative, there  is a recurrent, central thread, a leit motif,  which is the core, the keystone, of the whole structure. It could be doomed love, it could be revenge,  it could be a mystery … Continue reading Tangled Skeins : Mahakumbh on LifeOk : Week 2 Analysis by Shyamala B. Cowsik