Ondu Motteya Kathe Movie Review: To Make An Omelette…

There is a fascinating stretch in the middle of Ondu Motteya Kathe, when the protagonist agonizing over his uninteresting love-life wonders if he should look up a childhood playmate on Facebook. As he strikes up an awkward conversation with her, the interaction shown to us through a Facebook Messenger chat window seems to be betweenContinue reading “Ondu Motteya Kathe Movie Review: To Make An Omelette…”

Ondu Motteya Kathe: Trailer

Directed by Raj B. Shetty and presented by Pawan Kumar of Lucia and U-Turn fame, Ondu Motteya Kathe is a forthcoming Kannada feature film that is produced by Pawan Kumar and Suhan Prasad. Featuring Raj B. Shetty himself in the lead, the film talks of a young bald man trying to find his soulmate, who wouldContinue reading “Ondu Motteya Kathe: Trailer”

Film Funding in India: A Fresh Perspective

The Indian media and entertainment industry of which Cinema forms a major chunk is used to various announcements and developments pouring in with respect to the area of film funding/financing. Considering that this is a very crucial aspect, which can make or break a film, sometimes even before the pre-production stage, all such announcements andContinue reading “Film Funding in India: A Fresh Perspective”

In Conversation with Cinematographer Venkat Gangadhari: “As a DOP I believe firmly that I should be able to do everything on the spectrum”

Station is an indie Hindi feature film that’s been made by a team of Bangalore based professionals. Releasing on 28th March by PVR Director’s Rare, the film is directed by Saad Khan and produced by Sumit Ghosh. Last week had a conversation with Saad and Sumit (check it out here) & now we bring toContinue reading “In Conversation with Cinematographer Venkat Gangadhari: “As a DOP I believe firmly that I should be able to do everything on the spectrum””

In Conversation with Director Saad Khan and Producer Sumit Ghosh: Station was a leap of faith that has paid off

Sumit Ghosh Media & PVR Director’s Rare presents presents Station – a fast paced crime thriller about three psychotic assassins sent to carry out a job at a waiting room on a deserted railway station. A deadly mind game ensues owing to their past, where the last man standing wins, but does not live! StationContinue reading “In Conversation with Director Saad Khan and Producer Sumit Ghosh: Station was a leap of faith that has paid off”

My Best Of Regional and World Cinema In 2013

Yet another hectic and eventful year at the movies comes to an end. Every year we see films which we love, hate, abhor, feel indifferent towards. And this year has been no indifferent. As the year draws to an end, every film buff (including yours truly) loves making a compilation of films under various suchContinue reading “My Best Of Regional and World Cinema In 2013”

Shivanna’s Bhajarangi: A Potpourri of Masala Movies

Amongst the southern language films, almost every other prominent Telugu , Tamil and Malayalam has been finding a release in Mumbai over the last decade or so. Moreover with the advent of multiplexes in areas where there is a large number of South Indians residing in nearby areas, the demand for the release of theseContinue reading “Shivanna’s Bhajarangi: A Potpourri of Masala Movies”

Lucia Movie Review : A Commendable Experiment

  In the last few years,  Crowdfunding has fast emerged as one of the newest and innovative ways to raise money for  investing in projects in the creative arts, especially movies.Director Pawan Kumar made a reasonably good debut as a director with the Kannada film Lifeu Ishtene in the year 2011. Interestingly for his secondContinue reading “Lucia Movie Review : A Commendable Experiment”