bollywood

Film

Bollywood’s First Lesbian Rom-Com Is Bringing Queer Love to Indian Cinema

The mother of a gay child, Shelly Chopra Dhar, and Gazal Dhaliwal, a trans woman, co-wrote the script for a groundbreaking new movie in India in the hopes of getting through to parents of LGBTQ children.
Alyssa Klein
3.11.19
Thought Experiment Thursdays

What’s the Best Depiction of a Live-in Relationship in Hindi Movies?

This is a very scientific analysis.
Parthshri Arora
1.24.19
Hip-Hop

EXCLUSIVE: The Return of the Prodigal Son of Indian Hip-Hop, Naezy

We caught up with Naved Sheikh to talk about the pressures of fame, his hiatus and now, his impending comeback.
Uday Kapur
1.23.19
Playlist

Week on Week: The VICE India Mixtape

A song for each day of the week, throwing in a mix of new releases and some #throwbacks too—everything from homegrown hip-hop to Bollywood (uh-no?) and K-pop—we gotchyu.
Naman Saraiya
1.18.19
LGBTQAI

Can the Real Transgender Actor in Bollywood Please Stand up?

The Indian film industry is notorious for its jarring misrepresentation of the transgender community. With Section 377 read down and rising tensions around Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2018, is there any hope for inclusion?
Pallavi Pundir
1.15.19
Thought Experiment Thursdays

Who Gets the VIP Table at the Hottest Club in India?

Welcome to the jungle.
Parthshri Arora
1.10.19
bollywood

Is Gazal Dhaliwal Bollywood’s Best New Writer?

Breaking into the mainstream is difficult for any aspiring screenplay writer. What if you’re a trans woman as well?
Navin Noronha
1.8.19
Playlist

Week on Week: The VICE India Mixtape

A song for each day of the week, throwing in a mix of new releases and some #throwbacks too—everything from homegrown hip-hop to Bollywood (uh-no?) and K-pop—we gotchyu.
Naman Saraiya
12.14.18
Playlist

Week on Week: The VICE India Mixtape

A song for each day of the week, throwing in a mix of new releases and some #throwbacks too—everything from homegrown hip-hop to Bollywood (uh-no?) and K-pop—we gotchyu.
Naman Saraiya
12.7.18
Playlist

Week on Week: The VICE India Mixtape

A song for each day of the week, throwing in a mix of new releases and some #throwbacks. Everything from homegrown hip-hop to Bollywood (uh-no?) to K-pop—we gotchyu.
Naman Saraiya
11.23.18
Playlist

Week on Week: The VICE India Mixtape

A song for each day of the week, throwing in a mix of new releases and some #throwbacks. Everything from homegrown hip-hop to Bollywood (uh-no?) to K-pop—we gotchyu.
Naman Saraiya
11.16.18
Khaane Mein Kya Hai

What (And Who) Is Cooking in Bollywood?

The past decade in Hindi cinema has seen portrayals of a woman’s relationship to food alternating between being a source of her oppression and that of her liberation, with the latter often lying just outside the kitchen.
Aviva Dharmaraj
11.13.18
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