Commercial cinema in India is a tricky issue, especially so in Tamil and Telugu where directors need to tread a path wherein they need to balance their storytelling and pander to fans. While Vijay has been consistently among the most popular stars in Tamil cinema, with a solid mass fan following, Nelson on the other hand is a director who is known for dark comedy, a genre which has not been explored much in Tamil cinema. I was looking forward for this combination, expecting something exciting to emerge out of it.Continue reading “BEAST (2022) Tamil Movie Review: Guns, Swag and Vijay in a Nelson world”
RRR has been in the news since the time it was announced and rightly so as it is not everyday you see two superstars of Telugu industry coming together. Facing numerous delays due to the pandemic the film has finally hit the theatres today.Continue reading “RRR (2022) Telugu Movie Review: Andhra Extrrravaganza”
Actress Ankita Sahu who’s been noticed in “Tera Yaar Hoon Main” has recently completed work on an OTT original series- Mombian – Gul & Sakshi Ki Pyaaari Si Love Story. Here’s an excerpt of a conversation with her where she talks about her Mombian experience, The actress talks about her character, how she bagged the role of Sakhi, and her initial struggling days.
Bollywood Actress Alia Bhatt is set to join the cast of Netflix’s “Heart of Stone,” as she makes her global debut opposite Gal Gadot. Bhatt is already one of the biggest movie stars in India, having won four FilmFare awards. Her recent outing ,“Gangubai Kathiawadi,” directed by the legendary Sanjay Leela Bhansali secured the third biggest opening last weekend and the biggest non-holiday opening for a Bollywood film since the start of the pandemic. The film will release globally on Netflix this spring and has received great reviews singling out her performance in the title role.
We caught up recently with singer and musician Raahul Jatin, the son of veteran composer Jatin Pandit who has been making a mark for himself with tracks like “Bin Tere”, “Aankhon Ke Ishare” and others, for a quick conversation. Given below is an excerpt from the same-
“This is the magic of fate, it was meant to happen,”” Avitesh Shrivastava tells us as he feels strongly, it’s his beloved father, Aadesh Shrivastava who made him meet Mansi Bagla who offered him this role. Avitesh’s debut film Sirf Ek Friday was recently announced and he is currently soaking in all the love that is coming his way.
BFF kickstarts 2nd Year Festival Run with a stellar lineup
The Bandra Film Festival (BFF) enters its second year, celebrating its first anniversary announcing a strategic tie- up with Pocket Films for a year. The alliance entails curating a slate of a few special films to be showcased over the year, starting with ‘Detour’ starring Vikrant Massey and Sayani Gupta in lead roles.
Kali da, played by Paran Bandhopadhyay, is the most profound and earthy character of the movie. He spouts wisdom of the ages, like Oogway from Kungfu Panda, as he has seen life from close quarters. His oft repeated line “Ei toh jibon” as response to questions about morality and ethics that Bob Biswas poses to him, has the much needed calming effect on Bob.
Bollywood recently saw the trailer of the upcoming horror film starring Nushrratt Bharuccha called Chhorri, directed by Vishal Furia- remake of the 2017 Marathi movie ‘Lapachhapi’. The original film starred Actress Pooja Sawant as the lead character playing the role of a pregnant lady experiencing paranormal activities around her.