Theatre owners in Malegaon say this is a regular occurrence, especially for big Diwali releases.
A software engineer by degree, the author has written on cinema, music, and pop culture for various publications including Mumbai Mirror, Hindustan Times, Mid-Day, FirstPost, Time Out Mumbai, and Elle Magazine. On the side, he plays the guitar and is part of an electronica project called Hologram 28. When free from all of this, he travels.
Karan Johar’s latest drama treads familiar terrain and is watchable in parts, but succumbs to clichés in a disastrous final act.
28/10/2016 5:49 PM IST
Watching Ajay Devgn’s brainless actioner is like watching a turd drop. For three hours. In slow-motion.
28/10/2016 9:01 AM IST
The film unfolds like a low-key thriller.
27/10/2016 11:53 AM IST
Same same, but different.
26/10/2016 1:00 PM IST
One of the most telling moments in Obaidah Zytoon's stunning documentary The War Show is a face-off between two sets of protesters in a small Syrian town square, one that lies completely in ruins. Bot...
25/10/2016 10:27 AM IST
What rock do all these cinephiles who attend MAMI suddenly emerge from every year? It's a thought I have every single year, when I stand in queues and overhear — or have — conversations. A...
24/10/2016 10:07 AM IST
Nearly a decade on, Cristian Mungiu's Palme D'or-winner 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007) continues to be one of the most devastating films I've ever watched. His latest, Graduation (originally Baca...
23/10/2016 9:54 AM IST
There goes that diet. The 18th Mumbai Film Festival has officially begun, kick-started by a fabulous opening ceremony at the newly refurbished Royal Opera House. For regular attendees such as this wri...
22/10/2016 12:00 PM IST
This upcoming adaptation of the acclaimed Israeli hit ‘Prisoners of War’ is one of the most expensive Indian shows of all time, but its budget isn't its only selling point.
20/10/2016 6:38 PM IST
How did we get here?
18/10/2016 10:12 PM IST
Rohit Mittal's feature film debut, a mockumentary about a deranged auto rickshaw driver, is sharply written and impeccably acted.
18/10/2016 1:08 PM IST
A police complaint objecting to the exhibition of 'Jago Hua Savera', considered a masterpiece of South Asian cinema, has, sadly, achieved its objective.
17/10/2016 12:48 PM IST
Please let Robert Langdon's latest outing be his last.
14/10/2016 12:37 PM IST
The actor passed away in 2009, but has a cameo in this week's release 'Shivangam', thanks to the wonders of CGI.
13/10/2016 8:28 PM IST
Colonial Cousins, featuring Hariharan and Lesle Lewis, will be the opening act at a folk-fusion music festival this weekend, and are planning to get back into the groove.
11/10/2016 6:43 PM IST
The two even have the exact same release date, only 11 years apart.
11/10/2016 12:40 PM IST
Trippy as hell.
10/10/2016 8:04 PM IST
This indie, which has received several positive reviews on the film festival circuit, is a drama on the complex relationship between three men.
10/10/2016 4:56 PM IST
Don't believe everything you read.
10/10/2016 11:14 AM IST
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