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It's not every day that one gets a chance to be on the front lines of filmmaking. Indie films seem to be buzzword these days with many low-budget-yet-large-hearted films winning acclaim in recent year...
I loved visiting my grandmother's house when I was growing up. Apart from the fact that it always meant a daytrip with no books and homework to worry about, it also meant maintaining the ritual of wat...
This year has been special for Bollywood. As someone who follows movies very closely, I have witnessed a breath of fresh air in Hindi cinema of late, with our filmmakers trying to be more experimental, inventive and courageous than they have ever been. So, here is my pick of 10 must-watch Bollywood movies from 2015 that combine food for thought with cinematic flair.
1. The year of the actress (L-R) Kangana Ranaut in 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns', Anushka Sharma in 'NH10', Bhumi Pednekar in 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha', and Priyanka Chopra in 'Quantico' “Actresses can’t pull...
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The names of these characters translate to song (Geet), diamond (Heer), victory (Veera) and star (Tara) -- all things beautiful, aspirational and a bit dreamy. But I wish he'd also make a film which can comprehend that love is actually a lot of hard work from all parties involved
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In August 1982, an entire nation went into mourning when reigning superstar Amitabh Bachchan was seriously injured during a fight sequence with co-actor Puneet Issar during the shoot of Manmohan Desai...
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Some of Indian cinema's best achievements in the last few years owe their success to great amounts of computer-generated imagery (CGI). This was not the case in the 1950s, when ambitious movie projects took long time to complete. One classic example is Mughal-e-Azam, which released on 5 August, 55 years ago, after nine painstaking years in production.
Here is my pick of five unconventional movies from 2015 that you ought to check out - that is if you haven't already. I have considered various factors before closing-in on these films. First and foremost, considerable importance has been given to films that offer some food for thought and have cinematic flair in addition to being socially relevant.