Ki & Ka Movie Review: Great Idea, Patchy Film and a Brave Arjun Kapoor

Overall, Ki & Ka is not a great film but it hinges on a brave idea – like every R Balki film. Watch it for the affable Arjun Kapoor, some light-hearted, breezy romance but be ready to come out of the theater thinking – ‘if only…’

Ki & Ka Movie Review: Gender Dynamics for Dummies

The thing about R. Balki is that he is a truly gifted man. He has the talent to come up with the most unorthodox ideas, and present them in the most credible manner on celluloid. In his capacity as an ad filmmaker, it is safe to say that he is par none. After all, withContinue reading “Ki & Ka Movie Review: Gender Dynamics for Dummies”

A. R. Rahman’s Psychedelic Masterpiece: A Song That Took Indian Cinema By Storm!

It was the Diwali day of 1993. As for every kid of the nineties, my day dawned with the excitement of new films and colorful crackers. I still vividly remember the morning, when I entered the hall after the customary fireworks to hear the 26 inch Onida TV, literally exploding with some breathtaking stuff – music that I hadContinue reading “A. R. Rahman’s Psychedelic Masterpiece: A Song That Took Indian Cinema By Storm!”

More of Mani’s Magic than Drama, But Delightfully So: Thoughts on O Kadhal Kanmani

Spoilers ahead… In a brilliant celluloid moment, that is drenched in unapologetic candor, squeezed for candid hormonal truths with a quirk nonchalance and hung to dry with a poignant touch, the lively and ambitious Tara finds herself stranded in the suburban lanes of Ahmedabad, after missing her train back to Mumbai, with the hot, metrosexual andContinue reading “More of Mani’s Magic than Drama, But Delightfully So: Thoughts on O Kadhal Kanmani”