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Jhund: Nagraj Manjule’s engrossing drama

Jhund: Nagraj Manjule’s engrossing drama

Cesare Zavattini, a screenwriter, film theorist and proponent of Italian Neorealism, writes cinema should penetrate more and more into the manifestations and essence of reality. Nagraj Manjule’s Bollywood debut film Jhund is precisely trying to assert this. The film starts with a woman scolding her husband for irresponsibly drinking, simple yet engrossing, camera pans and we see Don, Ankush approaching.[Read More…]

by 04/04/2022 Comments are Disabled Arts/Literature
Appropriate Portrayal of Youth on the Margins through Sports and Uproar – Unheard Expressions

Appropriate Portrayal of Youth on the Margins through Sports and Uproar – Unheard Expressions

by Rishikesh Nagdawane, Kanad Jambhulkar and Vicky Nandgaye The film is inspired by the former sports teacher Vijay Barse from Hislop College. It is a socio-pic (see Mangesh Dahiwale’s wall[1]) because it combines Vijay Borade’s (Amitabh Bacchan) life and mission with the lives and sufferings of city-slum young people. As a result, it can be viewed as a socio-pic. The[Read More…]

by 17/03/2022 Comments are Disabled Arts/Literature
Jhund: An upper-caste movie review

Jhund: An upper-caste movie review

ONE I was shown Nagraj Popatrao Manjule’s Fandry for my course in media and cultural studies at TISS and then I went and watched Sairat with my friends in a theatre. It was impossible for me to get my family to watch either of these movies. One of the reasons was that these movies were in Marathi while my family[Read More…]

by 09/03/2022 Comments are Disabled Arts/Literature