Subuhi Jiwani: What are your thoughts on film criticism as a practice?
Ashish Rajadhyaksha: Speaking autobiographically, one reason I didn’t get into the profession of reviewing (in the narrow sense) is that I have never been interested in the idea of evaluative criticism, where you try to do an…
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Bardhan, Pranab. 1999. The Political Economy of Development in India.…
Prabhat (1929–53), a regional film studio, was started as a collective under the political patronage of the King of Kolhapur. In 1934, it became one of the state-of-the-art studios in Asia when it shifted to Pune. This module explores the logistical, aesthetic, ideological and spatial manoeuvres…