Pop Sanskriti: Leila, Kabir Singh and Medical Dramas!
In this episode of Pop Sanskriti, we talk about Deepa Mehta’s Netflix series ‘Leila’, which is based on Prayag Akbar’s novel of the same name. We also discuss Shahid Kapoor’s latest and quite controversial release ‘Kabir Singh’ and the feminist debate the film has triggered. And the final segment is all about our favourite medicals dramas. Tune in!
‘Leila’ is a Netflix series which is based on a dystopian, environmentally wrecked version of India: Aryavartaa. The series has been adapted from Prayag Akbar’s novel of the same name. But, as is the constant fear about adaptations, does this series do justice to the book?
‘Kabir Singh’ starring Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani has raked almost Rs 100 crore along with a stirring a full-blown controversy over the portrayal of its misogynistic male protagonist. Why is the character problematic and should actors bear the onus of what they play on screen?