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Dilani Rabindran

Dilani Rabindran is the founder of Viewfinder Film Consulting and works in the Canadian entertainment industries out of a lifelong passion for movies, TV, and all things pop culture.

Why Bollywood Queens Start in the South

For decades, Hindi cinema has been sourcing its leading ladies from the Southern film industries of India.

Dilani Rabindran

March 05, 2021

Deepa Mehta’s ‘Funny Boy’ is Problematic, But Worth Watching

Despite its dearth of Tamil-speaking actors, the film is a powerful depiction of the reasons my family left Sri Lanka.

Dilani Rabindran

December 08, 2020

“Jallikattu” Bucks the Trend as India’s Oscars Pick for Best International Film

The gorgeously chaotic Malayalam film is the polar opposite of last year’s popular but unoriginal star-studded selection.

Dilani Rabindran

December 02, 2020


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