Uri Movie Review: A Lobotomy of the Senses

The Uri Attack of 2016 was the straw that broke the back in India-Pakistan relations, leading to a diplomatic war between the two countries, and when news of a surgical strike behind enemy lines broke out, a few days later, there was much rejoicing among the public. Therefore, it was only natural, that the incidentContinue reading “Uri Movie Review: A Lobotomy of the Senses”

Raazi Movie Review: For God and Country

Raazi is a thrilling tale, about a girl who first becomes a spy, and then deals with the consequences of it, told unflinchingly without resorting to any gimmickry.

Begum Jaan Movie Review: Of Women Behaving Badly

Partition and Prostitution are two plot devices that can ensure a hard hitting cinematic experience if handled with restraint, and end up making a mockery of human tragedy and resilience, if handled without finesse. Therefore, when the promos of Begum Jaan showed up, one ended up being intrigued. A tale set during the partition involvingContinue reading “Begum Jaan Movie Review: Of Women Behaving Badly”

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”

NFDC’s ISLAND CITY wins FEDEORA award for the Best Director of a Debut film

Ruchika Oberoi, the debutant director of “Island City” produced by the National Film Development Corporation (NFDC) won FEDEORA award for the Best Director of a Debut film at the recently held 72nd Venice Film Festival.

Gour Hari Dastaan-The Freedom File Movie Review: Perseverance Pays or Does It?

What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet William Shakespeare may have famously once said/written this no doubt, but ever wondered what our lives would be if we were suddenly stripped of our identity? How would it feel to wake up one day only toContinue reading “Gour Hari Dastaan-The Freedom File Movie Review: Perseverance Pays or Does It?”

Gour Hari Dastaan: Trailer

Written by C.P.Surendran,produced by Bindiya Khanolkar and Sachin Khanolkar, Gour Hari Dastaan is a biopic directed by Ananth Narayan Mahadevan. Featuring Vinay Pathak in the main lead, the film talks about Gour Hari Das, a freedom fighter who has to all of a sudden wage a long drawn struggle to prove his existence. Also featuringContinue reading “Gour Hari Dastaan: Trailer”

Roy Movie Review : Ambitious, Faulty and Not For Everyone

A lot is being said and written about this weekend’s big release, Roy. If only it did not feature the leader of Bollywood’s ‘actor who can act’ brigade, Ranbir Kapoor, we could have easily written it off as another tank by Arjun Rampal or Jacqueline Fernandez. But then to inject star value into it, T-SeriesContinue reading “Roy Movie Review : Ambitious, Faulty and Not For Everyone”

Mishawr Rawhoshyo (2013) Movie Review: Rawhoshyo Script?

Language : Bengali | Running Time : 153 Minutes | Director : Srijit Mukherji Truth seekers, sleuths, know it all historians, we have had our share of Sherlock Holmes wannabes, some becoming more endearing than Holmes. Satyajit Ray gave us Feluda and Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay gaves us Byomkesh Bakshi, a character I am familiar only throughContinue reading “Mishawr Rawhoshyo (2013) Movie Review: Rawhoshyo Script?”