Tamasha Movie Review: A Mainstream Commercial Film with a Lot of Heart and Mind

There comes a time in life when you introspect, reflect about what you have been doing all these years. Is it the real you? Being enslaved in mundane stuff for eons, can a spark bring back that true self in a quest to recognize your identity. Significantly, have you even identified that deep within, you are not living a life that you once aspired for. Sometimes an incident, a moment or maybe even a failure can shake your core self; leading to a descent, only to realize your own self-worth. A worth which is required to accentuate your importance in your own eyes.Continue reading “Tamasha Movie Review: A Mainstream Commercial Film with a Lot of Heart and Mind”

Nominations For the Best of Bollywood 2013!

Like most other years, 2013 too has been an eventful year for the Hindi film industry. And unlike other years, 2013 was also the 100th year for the Hindi film industry. However, the centenary wasn’t really a landmark in terms of quality; we didn’t have a watershed of extraordinary films. Yes, we had a few brilliant pieces of cinema but we also had a truckload of terrible movies. What has been most encouraging in this entire melee is the gradual acceptance and support rendered to smaller films. While we had Kiran Rao helping a “Ship of Theseus” to get a release, we had a Karan Johar taking “The Lunchbox” out to the masses. In this post, I enumerate my (completely) personal list of favourite films of 2013 and their different aspects. These are my nominations for the best of Bollywood in the year 2013. While I have considered six nominees for every category (most of which are non-technical), I have added one more as “Almost There”, whom / what I feel is good but not enough to be on the list. Would love to get your vote from the nominees or any additional candidate you feel like.Continue reading “Nominations For the Best of Bollywood 2013!”

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Movie Review: Usual and Unusual

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani PosterProduced by Hiroo Yash Johar & Karan Johar, Co-produced by Apoorva Mehta and scripted & directed by Ayan Mukerji, Dharma Productions’ Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani is a love story set first in Manali and later in Udaipur. Starring Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone,Kali Koechlin, Aditya Roy Kapoor and Farooq Sheikh, YJHD is both usual and unusual.Continue reading “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani Movie Review: Usual and Unusual”

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani: A good one time watch

Yeh_jawani_hai_deewaniYeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, a film that everyone I know is voraciously waiting to see, first day first show in theater. No second thoughts there. Such is the marketing prowess of Dharma Productions and Karan Johar. The message is out there and precisely succinct. Come have fun and celebrate life! Continue reading “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani: A good one time watch”

Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani: Trailer


Ayan Mukerji
 virtually stormed Bollywood in 2009 when he made his debut with Wake Up Sid. Though a romantic film, it stood out for the treatment, the music (Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and Amit Trivedi) and also the slightly unconventional pairing of Ranbir Kapoor with Konkona Sen.Continue reading “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani: Trailer”