banno, dhanno and teja in bumm-bumm-bhole-land

so, yaadein (2001)

Suppose you brought back some blue, moldy cheese from France, which in its stinking fulsomeness, fetched you many suspicious and angry glances through the flight. You have been brought up … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · 4 Comments

some nostalgia toh banta hain if you watch ‘yaadein’

Yesterday, Dhanno and I watched ‘Yaadein’ (2001). Amongst other things which we shall talk about in another post, was the most laughable editing I have seen in a film. As … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

finding fanny, daawat-e-ishq, khoobsurat (2014) – and Dhanno says

Dhanno thought that the people who made ‘Finding Fanny’ “were¬† so happy with the look of the film, oh how pretty everything is, and these quaint characters, and Deepika against … Continue reading

September 22, 2014 · 10 Comments

the iphone 6 gets some fundebaazi

One of the advantages of being a freelance struggling filmmaker, is that one does not have to drool over the IPhone 6 or 6Plus. Why waste time over something one … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · 4 Comments

hariyali aur rasta (1962) – the greenery and the road, really?

Dhanno comes in to the room and says, “I know her, I know her.” After a moment, she remembers, “She played Rukhsaar’s (Simone Singh) husband’s grandmother in ‘Kabhi Khushi Kabhi … Continue reading

August 2, 2014 · 15 Comments

amrit aur vish (hindi, 1966) – poison can be nectar, or vice-versa

An author turns 60. The local political party has organized a celebration in his honour. He himself feels like a cheat, he has not written in 2 years, he feels … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · 6 Comments

this could only mean that you are totally vella

Who are the people at Juhu beach on a Thursday noon? 1. Couples. Mostly young. Young couples find the time to go everywhere. 2. Still photographers. Holding up open albums … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · 7 Comments
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