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10 Indie Films that altered the Indian audiences' taste in cinema forever

While commercial Hindi movies have hogged the attention of Indians, there are various Indie & off-beat movies in the shadows that puts forth some of the freshest ideas and techniques. These films apart from being cinematic achievements have also played a big role in shifting audience perception and acceptance towards the new vocabulary of filmmaking…

The Korean Wave: Rise of a revolutionary pop culture

A decade ago, no one had any idea about what Kpop was. Now, there seems to be a gigantic community of Korean pop culture lovers in our country. Those flashy colours and enigmatic lyrics have grabbed the eyeballs of millions of Indians. So, how did this trend start? Moreover, what is Kpop? It is a…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Soni-Cover-Image.jpg Exploring the Portrayal of an Everyday Woman in ‘Soni’ (2019)

Earlier this year, Soni was released as a Netflix original depicting the lives of two policewomen against the social crises that women face every day. While many films in the recent past have deflected from portraying realism, Soni shows us things exactly as they are, creating a quiet corner for itself in Hindi cinema industry. Here’s…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Web-series-cover.jpg Upcoming web series and films that you should catch before 2019 ends

With a variety of web series and films releasing every month, it is hard to pick the best one that you can follow. Here’s a list of 8 most promising ones that we believe you should definitely check out. Online…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/article-on-renaissance-artists.jpg Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael and Donatello—Artists or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters?

Did you ever wonder where the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ characters got their names from? Well, your search is complete. Here is a brief introduction of the artists from whom the creators of TMNT took inspiration. Teenage mutant ninja turtles,…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Gulzar’s-‘Aandhi’-Cover.jpg Rediscovering Gulzar’s ‘Aandhi’ through Saba Mahmood Bashir’s Book

Gulzar Saab is a name familiar in cinema for bringing revived lyricism through his poetry in filmmaking. Earlier this year, as a project to return to the oeuvre of Gulzar the filmmaker, HarperCollins released three books that looked back at three…


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https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Netflix.Com_.jpg Why Netflix clicks with audiences and filmmakers alike

Streaming platforms like Netflix have enabled new cinema to emerge in exciting ways and these often turn out to be great alternatives to mainstream cinema. What makes this phenomenon possible? We explore. I’m 10 minutes into watching Nanette on Netflix…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Heritage-homes-in-Ahmedabad-Host-Airbnb-Guests.jpg Heritage homes in Ahmedabad host Airbnb guests

Check out some highly rated heritage Airbnb properties in Ahmedabad that are more than a century old but don’t cost a fortune!  Enjoy the basic amenities of a hotel while you revel in the local cuisine, colour and hospitality. The…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Shubigi-Rao-Art.jpg Shubigi Rao selected to curate the fifth edition of Kochi-Muziris Biennale in 2020

Let’s know Shubigi Rao, who has recently been selected as the curator for the 2020 Kochi Muziris Biennale, for her “exceptional acumen and inventive sensibilities” The format of the art biennale to showcase contemporary visual art, across the world is modeled on…

https://creativeyatra.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Dr-Yatin-Desai-Orthopaedic-surgeon.jpg The call of the mountains: orthopaedic Dr Yatin Desai’s advice on trekking

In this piece 64 year old Dr Yatin Desai, shares with CY his inspiring story of how to scale towering mountains with utmost ease and how this life adventure activity can shape human character and health. Chances are high that…