Siddhant Adlakha is a filmmaker, actor, television writer, and film critic. He splits his time between New York and Mumbai.
How the iconic movie plays at 25.
October 20, 2020
Indian cinema tends to be absent in most Western retrospectives — so we wrote our own.
December 19, 2019
The Bollywood classic has long been relegated to cable and piracy. It’s now available on Amazon Prime — if anyone will watch.
October 07, 2019
Ten years on, KASHISH continues to bring the world of LGBTQIA cinema to India.
September 04, 2019
New York City’s last remaining Bollywood theater faces multiple threats: streaming, multiplexes, and changing demographics.
July 12, 2019
The award-winning filmmaker behind The Lunchbox and Photograph discusses cooking, memories, and telling stories about a changing India.
June 04, 2019
From Hotel Mumbai to its predecessors, portrayals of the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks rarely focus on brown lives and experiences — or get the details right.
March 27, 2019
Though a national legislation requires businesses to be disability-friendly, few have complied ahead of its July deadline.
February 25, 2019
What a refreshing change, to see Bollywood lean on hip hop — and vice versa — in a way that feels so authentically Indian.
February 14, 2019
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