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Super filmi week: More power to Anushka Sharma!

Discovering what I love about Anushka Sharma’s ‘spirit’ on more than one occasion in my super-filmi week. There used to be a time in Bollywood when even a popular actress would get all smug about a project simply because of the big star … Continue reading

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Ghayal Once Again: Sunny, the actor impresses. Sunny, the director, not so much!

Every single time Sunny Deol got angry in Rajkumar Santoshi’s Ghayal, I thought he would actually tear the screen and erupt from it. His fits of fury felt so overwhelming and tangible. Twenty-six years later, he’s back playing the same … Continue reading

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Remembering Sunny Deol’s dynamite delivery in Ghayal

‘Aaj hi maroonga usse. Aaj hi.’ This is no empty threat. Not when coming from Sunny Deol anyway.  And there’s nothing Amrish Puri’s brutish Balwant Rai, at whom it’s directed, can do or say to save himself from Sunny’s wrath.  It’s … Continue reading

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