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Super filmi week: Imagining Ranbir Kapoor as Balraj Sahni!

A 1990s Bollywood album. Ranbir Kapoor as Balraj Sahni. Dimple Kapadia’s Crowning Glory days. Agha-Mukri-Kesto’s fun, fabulous, forgotten friendship.  super-filmi week was a complete blast from the past. Monday When I was in Class 6, my needlecraft teacher assigned us … Continue reading

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Review: Despite Nawaz, Freaky Ali fails to impress!

At some point in Freaky Ali, its titular hero Nawazuddin Siddiqui and his snooty golf rival Jas Arora clash over their economic difference in lines that reek of an era dusted and done with. Straightaway sensing how dated the ameer versus gareebsquabble sounds in the … Continue reading

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Manjhi The Mountain Man is watchable for Nawaz. And Nawaz alone.

  There’s a wondrous quality to grand gestures, hyperboles holding true and against-all-odds triumph. With so much to be disappointed about and so little inspiration, any shred of truth in extraordinary achievements and impressive individuals infuses hope. Such magnificent reality … Continue reading

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