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Super Filmi Week: Prepping for Padmavati!

Prepping for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati, remembering Rajesh Khanna and Raaj Kumar’s exclusive tramp club and picking Ranbir Kapoor’s best performance in my Super Filmi Week. As I behold the cinematic pomp of Padmavati‘s posters, I am convinced its director … Continue reading

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Super filmi week: Gulzar’s gussa, Sachin’s tears!

Christopher Nolan’s next, Gulzar’s gussa, Shyam Benegal’s Shivaji and RD’s Lawrence of Arabia connection, catch all this and more in my Super Filmi Week. Monday What should Christopher Nolan direct next? My question on The New Yorker Movie Club’s Facebook … Continue reading

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Saluting Om Puri: Face of reality!

Only few days ago, I was quoting Om Puri from Kundan Shah’s Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron. It all began with having a good laugh over the feisty little nephew’s treatment of a toy archery set and my recollection of the 1983 classic’s hilarious Mahabharata parodywherein, among … Continue reading

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