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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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Remembering Sunny Deol’s dynamite delivery in Ghayal

‘Aaj hi maroonga usse. Aaj hi.’ This is no empty threat. Not when coming from Sunny Deol anyway.  And there’s nothing Amrish Puri’s brutish Balwant Rai, at whom it’s directed, can do or say to save himself from Sunny’s wrath.  It’s … Continue reading

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