7 Must Watch Indian Movies at 20th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2018

Amidst the treasure trove of films to be screened from around the world in this fabulous festival of cinema, it so happens that the desi gems tend to get neglected; especially the tinier ones which would be as lost in the theatres (i.e. if they do miraculously manage to get a theatrical release) as they are in the glossy catalogue of the 20th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival.

So, here’s an attempt to bring into spotlight some of the Indian movies from across various sections that we feel would be worth a watch:Continue reading “7 Must Watch Indian Movies at 20th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2018”

Kaasav Marathi Movie Review: Sensitive, nuanced take on depression

Sumitra Bhave & Sunil Sukhtankar – the conscience keepers of Marathi cinema and filmmakers par excellence – are back. If you are familiar with their exceptional body of work, you would know their approach to filmmaking – a pertinent social issue tackled cinematically with utmost sensitivity, grace and sincerity. Often Bhave’s screenplays layer the seemingly simple storyline with deep meanings with the help of metaphors. Their latest Kaasav (Turtle) also uses the same tropes to great effect.Continue reading “Kaasav Marathi Movie Review: Sensitive, nuanced take on depression”

Rajwade And Sons Marathi Movie Review: Of Joint Families And Complex Relationships

Living in a joint family is never easy. Often the eldest of the family members dominate and control the people in the household in every possible way. This dominance also extends to the vital decisions taken by the elders on behalf of the younger generation, including the career choices. Often these decisions are forcefully imposed on the people without making an attempt to understand what they really aspire for.Continue reading “Rajwade And Sons Marathi Movie Review: Of Joint Families And Complex Relationships”

Rajwade And Sons Marathi Movie : Trailer

Rajwade and Sons

Sachin Kundalkar is back with another marathi film after Happy Journey last year. This too stars Atul Kulkarni in the lead role along with Sachin Khedekar, Mrinal Kulkarni, Satish Alekar, Jyoti Subash, Siddharth Menon, Alok Rajwade, Mrinmayee Godbole, Krutika Deo among others.Continue reading “Rajwade And Sons Marathi Movie : Trailer”

Ha Bharat Mazha Movie Review: Subtle Social Drama

Cinema of the writer-director pair of Sumitra Bhave and Sunil Sukhtankar is parallel in every sense. The subjects they have chosen right since their very first film Doghi(1995) have always been brave and socially conscious much unlike the most of Indian cinema.  They have managed to fund their films in ways uncommon. They our content in making films from their hometown Pune which while showing their persistence, commitment and a sense of security in their kind of cinema also makes their films parallel in a production sense.Continue reading “Ha Bharat Mazha Movie Review: Subtle Social Drama”