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The Melodious Fifteen: My Favourite Hindi songs of 2017

At the risk of sounding like one of those perennially discontent oldies frowning upon all things new, I will admit that the Hindi film music scene is not what it used to be. There was a time when even the … Continue reading

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Super filmi week: King’s Speech by SRK

Even as Mumbai’s teenybopper population was drowning in Beiber-sized disappointment, my super-filmi week delighted in a breathtaking journey to Amazon, Satyajit Ray’s fabulous use of fantasy to condemn fascism and Shah Rukh Khan’s gift of enthralling oratory.  Monday   A … Continue reading

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Review: Meri Pyaari Bindu relapses into indefensible stupidity

Sentimentality towards old-fashioned technology is touching but it is no substitute for functionality. But I doubt Meri Pyaari Bindu will understand my point of view busy as it is channelling it as a stylistic tool to generate nostalgia and a script out of … Continue reading

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