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Papanasam is a worthy remake of Drishyam

It is difficult to discuss Papanasam without revealing anything though it’s not a murder mystery. Not for the audience anyway. Despite it having its fair share of twists and slyness, Jeetu Joseph’s Tamil remake of his acclaimed Malayalam drama/thriller Drishyam … Continue reading

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The bitter irony & burning intimacy of Raj Kapoor’s Awara

Often one hears this line or its ilk—Koi bhi insaan apni maa ki kok se mujrim bankar paida nahi hota—in the movies.  The sentiment’s worn out, mocked at reputation has undermined the heft of its authenticity. Raj Kapoor’s 1951 classic, … Continue reading

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Teri Meri Kahaani: Part frothy, part fizz-free!

Three Times, that Taiwanese romance Kunal Kohli’s Teri Meri Kahaani is speculated to be a remake of, could be compared to three pages of beautiful handmade paper with pressed flowers and subdued fragrance but no writing on them. Almost like … Continue reading

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