family katta (2016) or oh god, for some light and shade

While I was watching ‘Family Katta’ (Chandrakant Kulkarni, 2016) one part of my mind was constantly parsing it’s screenplay. In the world of Hindi films, it is unimaginable to think that the first half of an entire feature-length film goes by watching an old couple preparing for the celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary the next day, eagerly waiting for their children and their families. The second … Continue reading family katta (2016) or oh god, for some light and shade

rascals, 2011 – brains fry or brains masala

I grew up in a household, where goat’s brains were a delicacy, prepared for lunch at least 3 or 4 times a month. Mummy would soak the brains in a little water for a few minutes, and then pull out the membrane over the gyri sulci delicately. She would saute the brains in a little oil with the usual haldi, mirchi, dhaniya powder, salt combination, … Continue reading rascals, 2011 – brains fry or brains masala