Retrospective: Bollywood and more (2010-2019)

I re-structured this piece multiple times, thinking about ways to wrap my opinions on a myriad movie-related things. I started with Hindi only, but while compiling the ‘best’ list, I realized that most of the movies I loved were non-Hindi. But the ‘other-than-best’ lists, trends and benchmarks are still ‘Hindi’, because that is the only…

Girish Kulkarni: The Actor

Girish Kulkarni’s dazzling performance as Inspector Jadhav in Ugly has caught the attention of many a movie buffs. Those who have been following the resurgence of marathi cinema would certainly recognise him as one of the torchbearers of the new wave of quality marathi films. He has consistently churned out superlative stuff as an actor-cum-screenwriter,…

The Best Of Bollywood: 2014

This has been a bad year for the Hindi movie watcher. I am not particularly enthused about including any of these in the top 10 for they all have flaws, major or minor, which I have tried to point out in the synopsis. If you are amongst those who will first scroll down to see…

Ugly: Trailer

Anurag Kashyap is one writer-director who never tires down. After last year’s Gangs of Wasseypur 1 & 2 he is now ready with his next film, Ugly (of course earlier this year he was also part of Bombay Talkies).