diamond queen (1940) – bigger than BBKK

OK, so putting BBKK aside for a few moments,  I did do something I never imagined I’d ever get the chance to do. At IFFI, I actually watched a Fearless Nadia film on the big screen. ‘Diamond Queen’. Though I have shamelessly used Fearless Nadia as my avatar, I have never really watched a film featuring her. And I’ve only heard of the documentary made … Continue reading diamond queen (1940) – bigger than BBKK

of stereotypes, sins and genders

Dipali and Pallavi tagged me to list at least ten things I have wanted or done which my gender is not supposed to. Being not just A woman, but an Indian woman, seriously influenced by Hindi cinema, I thought that I am: sadly none of this, whatsoever, no grace, no dancing skills, no utterly, utterly breath-taking beauty. but maybe, a little bit of this – … Continue reading of stereotypes, sins and genders