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Revisiting Mr India, the Bollywood superhero everybody loves

When I first watched Mr India, I was about the same age as some of the kids in the film. Like most young viewers at the time, I was completely sold on Anil Kapoor’s marvellous invisibility watch. Desi movie merchandise isn’t … Continue reading

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Looking back at Shyam Benegal’s mesmerising Mandi

Shyam Benegal’s mesmeric Mandi chronicles life through a woman running a brothel house in the crammed backstreets of Hyderabad. As is the nature of a marketplace, the establishment is marked by rumpus and range but Benegal views the matriarch’s lifestyle … Continue reading

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Super filmi week: Of warring Khan bhakts and meeting Mogambo!

Last week, I asked you if know the name of Amitabh Bachchan’s bungalow in Kabhi Kabhie? Well, the answer is Ateet. Speaking of the past, here is a lowdown of my super-filmi week: Monday My love for the movies intrinsically finds a connection … Continue reading

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