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Monsoon, Masala, MAST MAST: Celebrating Mohra

Monsoon and Mohra are intertwined in my nostalgia. On screen, Raveena Tandon was making a scintillating first move in the pouring rain wearing an ochre yellow sari on some floor of an under construction building in Versova. Outside, a massive crowd of … Continue reading

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Hope Aur Hum: A winsome slice of family life

There’s a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen’s insightful lyrics perfectly sum the optimism enveloping Sudipto Bandyopadhyay’s directorial debut. Hope Aur Hum looks at life’s day-to-day setbacks and joys through the lens of … Continue reading

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Super filmi week: Gulzar’s gussa, Sachin’s tears!

Christopher Nolan’s next, Gulzar’s gussa, Shyam Benegal’s Shivaji and RD’s Lawrence of Arabia connection, catch all this and more in my Super Filmi Week. Monday What should Christopher Nolan direct next? My question on The New Yorker Movie Club’s Facebook … Continue reading

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