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Irrfan Khan is one good reason to sit through Angrezi Medium, which is not a patch on its predecessor, Hindi Medium; the other is...
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 22:42
There was a time when casting directors and auditions were unheard of; those who played small speaking parts in films were known...
Friday, March 6, 2020 - 21:57
This international terrorist, who has his own army and a huge arsenal somewhere in Syria, is baffled because his men and his dens...
Friday, March 6, 2020 - 21:54
Some years ago, Mumbai had witnessed the strange sight of a ship running aground at Juhu Beach. Bhanu Pratap Singh saw the...
Friday, February 21, 2020 - 20:27
A decade after those horrific days that the city lived through, Anthony Maras makes Hotel Mumbai, concentrating on the siege of...
Friday, November 29, 2019 - 21:24
Over the last few weeks, while promoting Pagalpanti, the director (Anees Bazmee) and stars have been going on and on about how...
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 21:42
The problem with making a comedy about sex in India is that the filmmakers, writers and actors are not as uninhibited as they...
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 23:09
It is barely a few months that the #MeToo storm hit India, and the backlash begins — to use the word writer Susan Faludi employed...
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 22:03
In Hindi cinema, ‘paagal’ means characters dressed in tatters, laughing hysterically, so in a sense, JudgeMentall Hai Kya is...
Friday, July 26, 2019 - 20:51
The key line in Super 30, repeated often, is that the time when only a king’s son could become king has passed, now only the...
Friday, July 12, 2019 - 21:09
If a filmmaker has the ambition to make an epic period drama and gets the production bucks, plus a dream cast, there’s nothing to...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 21:03
Abhishek Chaubey, who has mapped the Indian hinterland in his earlier films, goes to the Chambal ravines, that once featured in...
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 21:24
The film is set in Mathura, not Mars, but the characters behave as if they have just discovered live-in relationships! In Laxman...
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 21:24
If at all The Accidental Prime Minister achieves anything, it is a new level of social or political, maturity, that allowed a...
Saturday, January 12, 2019 - 11:24
The overbearing Indian mother is a very common entity.  She could be a subject for an affectionate send up, especially at a time...
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 21:18
The love story of Laila Majnu, has fascinated filmmakers, so much so that there have been several versions of it over the years....
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 21:42