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Khubsoorat: Of pranks & prejudice!

What impresses me constantly about Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s films is his composed, blithe perspective of society and its workings. Where the unpleasant nature of conflict is most concentrated to harvest drama, he’d look at the same reality with a sense of … Continue reading

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Shaukeen: Old boys just wanna have fun!

Of all the moments in The Lunchbox that stayed with me the most is the one when Irrfan Khan states, “I don’t know when I became old.” His words are simple, genuine and pinching. Truly, does anyone ever? But the … Continue reading

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The spirit of Mili lives on

When you view life as you know it through familiar surroundings and your own values, the experience of a film transcends the screen and becomes one with your being. Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s Mili is one of them. Truth is so are … Continue reading

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