Alankrita Shrivastava
Entertainment  /  Published 10.03.21

Bombay Begums explores the mind

The unspooling of a woman’s thoughts — her needs, her hopes, her dreams — is what almost every piece of writing, book to film, short to series, that aims to explore what a woman want...
By Priyanka Roy 

Entertainment  /  Published 07.03.21

Bombay Begums' ‘new-age slice-of-life show’

Pooja: Constantly! It’s never the outside world, it’s your very own. Let me talk about something as close to my heart and something as life-altering as my acceptance of the fact that I had...
By Priyanka Roy 

Entertainment  /  Published 18.10.20

Basic instincts

1. Balika Vadhu Anandi and Jagya’s may have been the more showy parts in this seminal TV show that shone the spotlight on child marriage, but there was no ignoring Shyam. Vikrant Massey made hi...
By Priyanka Roy 

Entertainment  /  Published 23.09.20

A chat with Konkona and Alankrita

Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare, a tale of two women allied by empathy, dropped on Netflix last weekend to unanimously positive reviews. Post-release, we caught up with director Alankrita Shrivast...
By Priyanka Roy 

Arts  /  Published 10.11.18

C in CBFC is for certification, not censorship

By Paromita Kar

Entertainment  /  Published 10.03.19

Alankrita Shrivastava shares her journey

Two years ago, Alankrita Shrivastava shot into the spotlight with Lipstick Under My Burkha, a bold take on feminism which gave us a peek into what women want and what drives their needs and desires. E...
By Priyanka Roy

Entertainment  /  Published 07.03.19

She storytellers: Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti and Nitya Mehra

Made in Heaven, a compelling nine-episode series built around the drama that accompanies weddings, drops on Amazon Prime Video today. Boasting a stellar cast (including Kalki Koechlin and Jim Sarbh), ...
By Priyanka Roy in Calcutta


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