Accident Kannada Movie Review : Contemporary and Relevant

51o6U20NGaLDirected by : Shankar Nag

Written by : Vasant Mokashi

Starring : Anant Nag, Shankar Nag, T.S Nagabharana

Runtime : 125 minutes

In the glory days of Doordarshan, one of the most acclaimed, loved and widely watched television serials was Malgudi Days. Based on the book by the late R.K Narayan, the series was a wonderful depiction of village life set in the fictional town of Malgudi. One of the prime reasons the series became endearing was due to the deft and skilled direction by the late Shankar Nag, which beautifully brought out the nuances of a sleepy hamlet which could have been situated in any part of India. Barring Malgudi Days, my exposure to Shankar Nag’s work was largely limited. As a kid I remember seeing some of his movies on television, though the names of the films largely remain a blur.Continue reading “Accident Kannada Movie Review : Contemporary and Relevant”

Da Thadiya: Sneak Peek

Aashiq Abu shot to fame with his second film-Salt N’Pepper which was one of the most popular Malayalam films of 2011 and also well acclaimed. He followed it this year with 22 Female Kottayam, his own tribute to films like Kill Bill and Ek Hasina Thi, which was a fair attempt and carried a lot of buzz online as well. Continue reading “Da Thadiya: Sneak Peek”