Dedh Ishqiya Movie Review: Love and a half

Sanwaar nok palak abruon mein kham kar de, Gire pade hue lafzon ko mohtaram kar de This is one of the few couplets from many a Dr. Bashir Badr’s poems this film borrows. And no, I am not someone who is strong at literature. And no, had Abhishek Chaubey and co. not mentioned during the…

Cine Lite… and Sound

We often tend to give in to movies which are rich. In Indian cinema, and I am talking about the contemporary Indian cinema, it is mostly uneconomical. There are many shots, many shots with many props, and at the movies we also have the sound as a prop, other than visuals and faces.

Rush Movie Review: Hot Wheels

Once in a while you get to see a film that is so full of urgency that you are still reeling after its over. Pretty much like the engines of the cars in “Rush”. The film doesn’t really waste a lot of time in things that don’t matter. It relentlessly avoids what’s not necessary.

Madness About Moviez

It started early, I think. My mum tells me I was very excited when Shah Rukh Khan’s Darr was about to release. As a kid, I used repeat “Jaadu teri Nazar” non-stop. And the only lines I could sing were, “Jaadu teri Nazar, Khushboo tera badan, Tu haan kar, Ya naa kar, Tu hai Meri…