When India was run like a company – Shatranj ke Khiladi
Review of the movie “Shatranj ke Khiladi” which captures the times of impending disaster and take over of Awadh.
Finally meeting Detective Byomkesh Bakshy
A quick handy movie review of Detective Byomkesh Bakshy.
The Anurag Kashyap Effect!
If I had to list my favourite Hindi films from recent times, they would be Black Friday, Satya, Rang De Basanti, Dev D and a few more. But the name of Anurag Kashyap keeps floating about in most films I have liked. Either as a script writer or director or even as producer. I am…
Black and Iqbal
The other day when I was flicking channels I caught a scene from the movie ‘Black’ starring Rani Mukherjee as a deaf, mute and blind charachter (a take on Helen Keller) and Amitabh Bachchan playing her eccentric teacher. I saw this scene in which Rani Mukherjee walked like Charlie Chaplin and apparently there was nothing…
Déjà vu – Motorcycle Diaries
Was on my motorcycle late in the night when the cold wind hit my face in a precise manner. It was a strange night, one of those not so cold and not so hot ones. Looks like winters gone without making much of a fuss. Back home from work and spending time in front of…
Came back from work and switched on the TV and tuned into News. The news is full of Slumdog Millionaire at the Oscars. Ive seen the movie, felt it was shot, edited brilliantly and the music is pretty good even though AR Rahman is the same as ever which only means he has kept up…