Hasot Liye was born the day it was written: Jamtara Music Composer Sidhant Mathur

Sidhant Mathur who has composed music and background score for both the seasons of Jamtara – Sabka Number Aayega spoke about ‘Hasot Liye’ which is ruling the song chart numbers.The song is composed by Sidhant Mathur ft. Jagtinder Singh Sidhu and Nikhil Malik with a few processed vocals by Sidhant himself too. Jamtara is an Indian crime drama web series created & directed by Soumendra Padhi and written by Trishant Srivastava.

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Children of War Movie Review: A Disturbing Tale of Socio-Political Relevance

Children of War 2014Man likes to re-visit history from time to time for various reasons and a filmmaker also follows this diktat on and off. I for one have always had a fascination for history as I believe we have a natural curiosity to know more about what happened to us in the past, maybe somewhere among the tales from the past there could be a lesson or two that we could keep in mind for the future. Post the partition of India in 1947 and the subsequent creation of Pakistan, the two neighbouring countries have been at odds on various occasions, leading to wars both formally and covertly. But in 1971 the phenomena observed was an exception, India went to war with Pakistan once again (after 1965) but this time the cause being something that was never a direct bone of contention between the 2 Nations. Bangladesh or East Pakistan as it was earlier known as, was fighting its War of Liberation with Pakistan and the Pakistani regime in an unprecedented shameful act of terror went on to unleash a mass genocide. Nearly 3 million people were reportedly killed and about 4 lakh women raped, in a totally barbaric act. India’s support to the Bangladeshi liberation movement, led to a direct war with Pakistan, but also enabled the creation of Bangladesh by the end of 1971.Continue reading “Children of War Movie Review: A Disturbing Tale of Socio-Political Relevance”

The Bastard Child: Trailer

The Bastard Child-Pawan MalhotraBased in rural Bangladesh in 1971, The Bastard Child is a film which dares to talk about a brutal but apparently true incident that was horrifyingly gruesome. Directed by Mrityunjay Devvrat and produced by Soumya Joshi Devvrat, The Bastard Child tries to tread down a path that not many have actually tried to attempt. Continue reading “The Bastard Child: Trailer”