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Suprateek Chatterjee

Entertainment Editor

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, and Elle Magazine. On the side, he plays the guitar and is working on a new electronica project called Hologram 28. When free from all of this, he travels.
Dum Laga Ke Haisha Is An Absolute

Dum Laga Ke Haisha Is An Absolute Delight

This is as good as commercial Hindi cinema can get and if and when it endeavours to get even better, I'd put my money on Katariya to be the man for the job.
27/02/2015 3:10 PM IST
MSG: Messenger Of God Is An Entertaining National

MSG: Messenger Of God Is An Entertaining National Embarrassment

Every scene follows the exact same pattern: Some conflict occurs → Guruji enters dramatically in laughably blingy costume complete with tacky headgear → Guruji solves conflict through words/violence/magic (seriously)→ People causing conflict realise Guruji is da man and start chanting 'Dhan dhan satguru tera hi aasra' (an actual DSS chant) → Guruji smiles beatifically, unwittingly looking like a man who has just smoked some of the best weed of his life.
13/02/2015 9:12 AM IST
Why Shamitabh Is A Travesty (In Two

Why Shamitabh Is A Travesty (In Two Reviews)

All films must be judged by the difference between what they intended to deliver and what they actually delivered. The smaller the difference between the two, the better the film, and vice versa. It's only February, but I'm willing to wager my vocal cords that we probably won't see a worse film than <em>Shamitabh</em> in 2015.
06/02/2015 12:18 PM IST
PK Is An Awful, Awful Film. But Everyone Should Watch

PK Is An Awful, Awful Film. But Everyone Should Watch It.

It is a great premise (so what if it isn't particularly original) brimming with so many possibilities for biting satirical movie moments, even though 2012's extremely watchable OMG (Oh My God!), starring Paresh Rawal and Akshay Kumar, touched upon most of the same points.
20/12/2014 12:33 PM IST