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Mirzya sacrifices sense for style. That’s the real tragedy!

Some stories are a product of its time. Against a contemporary perspective, they are straightaway obsolete. But delve deep and they’ll reveal a desperation and repression that could be forged into something dark, disturbing or poignant. It’s what makes Vishal … Continue reading

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Super filmi week: Rediscovering Gulzar’s Ghalib

Seven days of legends and loons, beauty and bane, Dishoom and Die Hard –– doesn’t get more eclectic than this, does it? Here are all the details of my super filmi week: Monday Some proverbs really need an upgrade. Like fortune favours the brave. At … Continue reading

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Haider is a bewitchingly clever retelling!

By its very virtue, melancholy is a lonely, lingering, tedious and consuming emotional state. It simply cannot be hurried. Except if you persist sympathetically by the side of the man devastated by its grip, the upshot is more heartfelt than … Continue reading

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