Aamir Khan fans and their Filmfare ire

Aamir Khan’s a great actor, and arguably one of the finest that Hindi cinema has seen. Also, fans are allowed a little liberty of biases and over the top arguments. However, one thing that keeps coming back is Aamir’s moral high ground of not ‘attending’ Filmfare Awards implying that they are biased and he’s not […]

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Thank you, gentlemen! Jai Ho!

Yes, A.R.Rahman and Resul Pookutty have won three Oscars between them. There are debates about this being a British effort, portraying Indian poverty, and Indian fixation for a firangi award. All shit aside, there’s no doubt that we are proud of the two Indians (yeah, that’s the whole point) recognized on a global stage. More […]

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Film Review: Dev D

http://www.devdthefilm.com/v/5498 DevD has been hyped up with shower of praises on the lead Abhay Deol and director Anurag Kashyap, and once you immerse yourself into Anurag’s kitschy cinema, you’ll be a fan too. Dev D is a fresh and contemporary take on Sarat Chandra Chatterjee’s Devdas. The story revolves around a Chandigarh – Delhi drifter […]

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Film Review: Delhi 6

Delhi 6 is not about Abhishek Bachchan – an NRI experiencing a sub-culture within India, or his romance with the leading lady, Sonam Kapoor (who typically is not impressed with the foreign-returned). In fact, these two are the smallest bits of the movie in terms of screen-time and as intention. Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s Delhi 6 […]

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Film Review: Luck by Chance

It’s rare to find a drama in Hindi film industry, with layered and insightful characters, spontaneous filmmaking, and a perfect casting. ‘Luck by Chance’, Zoya Akhtar’s debut as director, has all it takes to be a wonderful movie – engrossing, even in its languid pace. Luck by Chance is an inside look into the world […]

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The starry bloggers

Several Indian film actors and directors have in recent past taken to blogging. There are a few great actors and directors who aren’t regular at blogging (like Anupam Kher, John Abraham, etc.) and few doofus also-rans who are regular bloggers (like Celina Jaitley, Payal Rohtagi, etc.); and all of these I stay clear off. Here […]

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