REETA SINGH

images Reeta Singh is a senior journalist with over 30 years’ of experience in print and electronic media. She is also a social activist, working on gender issues for an NGO – ‘Mass Education and Development in Asia’. She is a co-founder of ‘Parliamentarian’

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Politics, 24 frames a second

On both sides of the Atlantic, filmmakers have long seen politics as a fair game. American and European screenwriters/directors frequently probe the l...

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Star-Falls In Politics

More than eight dozen auto rickshaws were standing outside the New Delhi Railway Station and playing a hit song of yesteryear’s noted singer Mohamma...

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The South North Divide

The big picture of Indian politics shows that film stars play a bigger role in south India than in the north. It is both true and not-so-true like eve...

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Break Free

Ekta Kapoor, the brain behind Balaji Telefilms and the seminal ‘K’ TV serials and alternate movies, is essentially a product of economic reforms. ...

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Reeling in Politics

“This is the face which would fetch me three lakh votes”, said CN Annadurai, the founder of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) in Tamil Nadu just...

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Beyond Padmavati

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister is a no-nonsense rabid Hindutva pusher, so he will have nothing to do with Padmavati being screened in his state. It coul...

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Few takers for politics

The story of cinema in India’s Northeast begins with Jyotiprasad Agarwalla, a cultural icon in Assam who had established a temporary film studio in ...