Movies

Shifting Paradigms: Malayalam Cinema

Malayalam Cinema has evolved through time, writes Sulochana Ram Mohan. To use a cliché change has been the only constant in Malayalam cinema. In the first decade of th...

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A look at Janani's Juliet

Pankaj Rishi Kumar’s documentary film was India’s official entry to the Academy Awards. It tackles socio-political realities through the relationship between the E...

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Sardar Udham: The Shadow Man

Satyabrata Ghosh explains why the film Sardar Udham should be watched to fathom what undying love for one’s own country truly embodies. Chronicling the emergence of lea...

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The Three Khans and the emergence of new India

Kaveree Bamzai’s book with fascinating long shots and close-ups is unique for several reasons, writes Monojit Lahiri. For one, she is both passionate and knowledgeable a...

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The magical language of Gulzar

Juhi Saklani looks at the way filmmaker, poet, lyricist and writer Gulzar creates language and immortalizes his words by making them unforgettable in the minds of his fans. "...

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The Mystery of the Missing Earri

Juhi Saklani looks back at Hindi films to trace the role of the jhumka, gale ka haar and paayals in storytelling, which convey various things to the audiences. Search for my ...

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An anthem and counter-anthems: Pyaasa

This was written during the years, to be precise 2017, when playing the national anthem before movies was mandatory in halls, writes Juhi Saklani An auditorium, about three q...

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Hello, says the killer: Mukhosh

This serial cop-killer flick does not quite cut it either as a thriller or as a statement on crime and punishment, writes Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri The serial killer film as a...

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Back to the Future

Film historian, Dhruv Somani, in conversation with the charismatic film and TV actor, Eijaz Khan, who wowed viewers with Big Boss 14 and the series City of Dreams If Shah Ruk...

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BINISUTOY - Without Strings…

Atanu Ghosh’s new film weaves a delightful tapestry that defies genre pigeonholing, writes Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri  A father and son out on a morning walk. The la...

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PAST IS MY MASTER AND EVENING MY DAWN: VINAY SHUKLA

His film-work has been artistically selective and also across-genres, fairly mainstream,...

August 6 2022

SUNNY SIDE UP

Khalid Mohamed pulls out a rare interview with Sunny Deol to afford a glimpse into the m...

August 5 2022

A HOLY CONSPIRACY

Monojit Lahiri reviews A Holy Conspiracy, a Saibal Mitra Film. A must-see film for all l...

August 4 2022