I’m Still Ready for More Work on Taish if Bejoy Sir Wants to Add Anything In…: Says Actor Armaan Khera

Armaan Khera is an Indian film, TV and theatre actor who has also worked as a voice artist and has recently recently featured on a hit single known as ‘No Time’ by Vylom. He made his acting career in Mumbai with his first role as ‘Vidhaan’ in Ashutosh Gowariker’s ‘Everest’ which aired on Star Plus, globally. Most recently Armaan featured as Jassi in Bejoy Nambiar’s ‘Taish’ which is now streaming on Zee5.Continue reading “I’m Still Ready for More Work on Taish if Bejoy Sir Wants to Add Anything In…: Says Actor Armaan Khera”

Talk Shop, an all-new Directors-only talk show to launch this June!

India Film Project’s newest initiative, Talk Shop, is all set to launch on June 9th. In a country celebrating cinema, where we praise our movie stars, much has not been said about the person who puts in his sweat to make a film happen.Continue reading “Talk Shop, an all-new Directors-only talk show to launch this June!”

Ventilator Marathi Movie: A Quick Review

ventilator-posterWhile ADHM and Shivaay are busy fighting their multi-crore battles at the box office, here comes a Marathi movie produced by a well known Hindi actress- Priyanka Chopra- with a well known Hindi movie director [and actor] Ashutosh Gowariker as the lead actor! True to its name- Ventilator- the movie infuses much need support and fresh oxygen to the listless rom-coms and action movies that have prevailed as blockbusters in recent times.Continue reading “Ventilator Marathi Movie: A Quick Review”

Mohenjo Daro Movie Review: AG goes from Oscar to ‘Ab Bas Kar’

Every Independence Day we like to remember Indian History to be proud of it. This I- Day is different. People who forget history (Khelen Hum Jee Jaan se, Whats your Rashee, Everest etc.) are condemned to repeat it. Ashutosh Gowariker seems to have lost his itch, though his last good movie (Jodha Akbar) was 8 years ago.

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Aamir Khan Decoded Part III: The Resilient Parasite called Oscar

Note- Aamir Khan Decoded is a 6-part series encompassing the Bollywood superstar’s journey in the last thirty years through different phases of being a heartthrob, a method actor, an Oscar hunter, a media contributor and a money-maker.Part I of the series is here and Part II is here.

“There are certain rules and regulations to be followed while making a Bollywood film. Such as (1) it cannot be a period drama, (2) the protagonist cannot be in orthodox attire, (3) it cannot be based on any sport, (4) especially cricket.” The ache and hardship was palpable as Ashutosh Gowariker put it in so many words in the opening scene of ‘Chale Chalo: The Making of Lagaan’. No Bollywood fan is unaware of that 90 minute cricket match flickering on celluloid in what later turned out to be an Oscar nomination in the Foreign Language Category, Lagaan (2001, Tax), that broke all of the Bollywood norms and put Gowariker, writer-director, in the list of leading filmmakers of the new millennium. Gowariker had recited his passionate screenplay to multiple producers for a rejection, except one, Aamir Khan (AK). The documentary is a must see for the journey that AK and Gowariker and rest of the crew embarked on.Continue reading “Aamir Khan Decoded Part III: The Resilient Parasite called Oscar”