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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: 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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Ok Jaanu is okay, nothing more, nothing less!

Romance prompts labels and rules. There’s always a ‘type’ to describe both the individuals in a couple, the arrangement they agree upon and the guidelines they hope to set and follow for the sake of perfection or peace. But the … Continue reading

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