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

prem ratan dhan payo – or indulge, it’s festival time

Why did the old Maharaja build a palace of glass? Because he believes in love. He has 2 families, his weakness, snigger, snigger, but so what? He wishes all of … Continue reading

November 13, 2015 · 11 Comments

shaandaar (2015) or how films are made in la la land

One Liner – Boy sees girl. Likes her. She likes him. And …? What? They like each other. Bas. Synopsis – Boy sees girl. Likes her. She likes him. And … Continue reading

October 22, 2015 · 8 Comments

the walk (2015) and burger dunkin

So I come out of ‘The Walk’ (Robert Zemeckis, 2015) and I am stepping gingerly, for if there is one thing I do not trust in the world it is … Continue reading

October 9, 2015 · 8 Comments

chashme buddoor, old and new – or does God really have the time?

Of course, we all talk in our heads to the people who have made us angry. We are angrier still when we were not able to make those ready retorts … Continue reading

August 21, 2015 · 15 Comments

tender is the sight (2014)

. My review of the National Award winning documentary ‘Tender is the Sight’ by Torsha Banerjee at Upperstall. Please read here

June 3, 2015 · 3 Comments

come embrace me, says life

This one is for Beth and Anu. The old man sitting under the tree is not young. His dimples have long disappeared under chubby cheeks. His eyes are still soft … Continue reading

January 14, 2015 · 4 Comments

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 · 8 Comments

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