Brahman Naman (2016) Movie Review: Quizzical Days

Directors like Q in India are a rarity. While his brand of cinema is not exactly what would be considered palatable by the movie-going public, if one chooses to partake of that experience, it is quite an illuminating experience. After his controversial debut feature “Gandu” and the psychedelic “Tasher Desh”, when it was announced that his next feature would be a take on the quizzing subculture set in 80s Bangalore, it created some excitement among the Indie film fandom and the trailers that showed up just added to the excitement. The question here is, would this be as huge a shock to the system as Gandu? Or would this be the most accessible of all his works till date.Continue reading “Brahman Naman (2016) Movie Review: Quizzical Days”


The Jio MAMI film club’s second installment – The India Premiere of Brahman Naman held on Monday, June 27th was a rousing success. Audi 3 at PVR Icon, Versova was packed with film club members from across the city and prominent personalities from the film industry such as actors Vicky Kaushal, Rajkumar Rao, Ranvir Shorey, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Tillotama Shome, Tannishtha Chatterjee and Sobhita Dhulipala, stand up artists Abish Mathew, Aditi Mittal, Naveen Richard, filmmaker Neeraj Ghaywan and producer Guneet Monga. Also present at the screening were the cast and crew of Brahman Naman.Continue reading “JIO MAMI WITH STAR FILM CLUB: PREMIERE OF Q’s BRAHMAN NAMAN IN COLLABORATION WITH NETFLIX”

Brahman Naman: Trailer

Brahman Naman Still 2Written by Naman Ramachandran and directed by Qaushiq Mukherjee aka Q,Brahman Naman is a forthcoming teenage sex comedy against the background of quizzing. Featuring a relatively unknown cast comprising of Shashank Arora (seen earlier in Titli), Tanmay Dhanania, Vaiswath Shankar, Chaitanya Varad, Sid Mallya, Sindhu Sreenivasa Murthy etc, the film has just been screened recently at the Sundance Film Festival. Siddhartha Nuni is the DOP while Manas Mittal is the editor and Iain Cooke has taken care of the music.Continue reading “Brahman Naman: Trailer”