About

A Potpourri of Vestiges is a one-stop destination for movie-buffs: film reviews, entertainment news, movie trivia, latest trailers and more. We also endeavor to feature an eclectic selection of avant-garde, auteur-driven, thought-provoking films from across the globe with the aim of acquainting the masses with the realm of cinema, especially as the ultimate medium of human expression.

A Potpourri of Vestiges is a well-recognized movie site, based out of India, operating since October 2011. Indian top blogs featured us in its eclectically chosen Directory of Best Indian Blogs for the fifth consecutive year in May 2016. In February 2015, Baggout featured A Potpourri of Vestiges at the 2nd spot in its list of Top 10 Bollywood blogs in India. In the prestigious BlogAdda Awards for the year 2015, we got featured among the Top 5 blogs in the Entertainment niche for the second year in a row. A Potpourri of Vestiges features among the top blogs in the IndiBlogger network with an IndiRank of 85 (on a scale of 100). We also bagged the "Blogger of the Fortnight" award from Winchimes. We are also enlisted on various major blogging directories/communities including the prestigious The LAMB (Large Association of Movie Blogs) Community.

Our prime focus is to highlight contemporary as well as classic cinema—art house, classic, indie, or cult—by analyzing movies through means of reviews, essays, critiques, etc. and by our coverage of major international award functions and film festivals. We have a strong and ever growing readership base, a healthy mix of masses and aficionados, uniformly distributed all across the globe.


Readership Base

We also have a strong social media presence, with a considerably large number of followers and subscribers on facebook (29,500 likes), twitter (17,500 followers), google plus, and other platforms. On an average, we get over 90,000 pageviews/month, all thanks to a global readership base.

Also, we are partners with UC News and News Dog. On an average we reach about 5 million readers per month through their Android/iOS APPs.


Advertising Options

We currently offer banner placements, text based ads, promotional articles, etc., both site wide as well as post specific. We are also open to discussion on any other kind of advertising scheme/arrangement.

Please feel free to contact us for further details. Or, you can mail us directly at murtaza.jmi@gmail.com or murtaza@apotpourriofvestiges.com.



About Editor-in-chief


Murtaza Ali Khan is an independent film critic based out of New Delhi, India. He is the Founder/Editor of the movie blog, A Potpourri of Vestiges. He has been writing movie reviews at IMDb for over seven years. He is an independent contractor at The Huffington Post. He is also a Movie Jockey at Desimartini. His education spans science, technology and management. Cinema is not only his passion but also his greatest obsession. His all-time favorite movie-makers are Akira Kurosawa, Stanley Kubrick, Luis Bunuel, Andrei Tarkovsky, Charles Chaplin, Orson Welles, Federico Fellini, Ingmar Bergman, Satyajit Ray, Fritz Lang, Sergio Leone, Francis Ford Cuppola, and Martin Scorsese. He can be reached at murtaza.jmi@gmail.com. He is also an avid traveler and blogs about his travel experiences in Famous Around U.

Blog Policy

Given below are the set of guidelines for authors/bloggers interested in getting their content/articles published on "A Potpourri of Vestiges":
1. All of you are welcome to contribute to A Potpourri of Vestiges; please feel free to mail us at: murtaza.jmi@gmail.com
2. We would be happy to publish any piece of writing (in standard English only) relevant to the entertainment niche: critiques, reviews, essays, articles, biographies, etc.
3. We will only publish original content—it must be previously un-published and free from any kind of plagiarism
4. The article should not have any (hidden or otherwise) commercial obligations
5. If you are looking for a backlink then we will be happy to give it to a site or a blog that you personally own; we will not link back to any client or affiliate site(s)
6. If, however, you are looking for any link back on behalf of your client or employer, there is a separate channel for such promotions/commercial placements (please feel free to contact us for further details)
7. Once an article is published the authors are free to put it up on their personal blogs or elsewhere with a disclaimer stating that it was originally published at “A Potpourri of Vestiges” with a link back to the same
Disclaimer
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- The published articles represent the personal views of the concerned author alone and do not represent/reflect the views of “A Potpourri of Vestiges” or any person associated with it