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Looking back at Shyam Benegal’s mesmerising Mandi

Shyam Benegal’s mesmeric Mandi chronicles life through a woman running a brothel house in the crammed backstreets of Hyderabad. As is the nature of a marketplace, the establishment is marked by rumpus and range but Benegal views the matriarch’s lifestyle … Continue reading

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Super filmi week: Tripping on A R Rahman and more!

Ring out the old, ring in the new, recommends Lord Alfred Tennyson. But this week’s shiny new offerings didn’t always enthral even as old continued to prove its worth in gold. Let’s not forget what else Tennyson wrote — Ring … Continue reading

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