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What I thought of Padmaavat

Sanjay Leela Bhansali doesn’t direct films as much as he designs them. His characters consumed by desire and adamancy, packaged in opulence and pretension both wreak and worship drama, where even a simple sandstorm looks like a million Tinker Bells … Continue reading

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Review: Baahubali 2 is a spectacular achievement!

When S S Rajamouli’s multilingual Baahubali came out in 2015, it generated a euphoria that surpassed conventional applause.  Not only did its Amar Chitra Katha meets Middle-earth aesthetics give us a whopping, unbridled blockbuster, its cliffhanger climax regarding Katappa’s motives … Continue reading

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Baahubali is everything I expected it to be — mega, ingenious and envelope pushing!

Three years back I watched my first Telugu film on big screen and the experience was so awesome, I struggled to find the words that’d do justice to the wonderment I felt. It was an S S Rajamouli film named … Continue reading

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