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Super filmi week: Imagining Ranbir Kapoor as Balraj Sahni!

A 1990s Bollywood album. Ranbir Kapoor as Balraj Sahni. Dimple Kapadia’s Crowning Glory days. Agha-Mukri-Kesto’s fun, fabulous, forgotten friendship.  super-filmi week was a complete blast from the past. Monday When I was in Class 6, my needlecraft teacher assigned us … Continue reading

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Super filmi week: Finding links of life in Dhoni’s Ranchi & Madhuri’s Mujrim!

It’s fascinating to discover links of our lives at the movies. This week I found mine in Sushant Singh Rajput’s irresistible depiction of small town action in an active cricketer’s biopic and recollection of a star-studded shooting in the neighbourhood … Continue reading

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Manjhi The Mountain Man is watchable for Nawaz. And Nawaz alone.

  There’s a wondrous quality to grand gestures, hyperboles holding true and against-all-odds triumph. With so much to be disappointed about and so little inspiration, any shred of truth in extraordinary achievements and impressive individuals infuses hope. Such magnificent reality … Continue reading

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