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What I thought of Padmaavat

Sanjay Leela Bhansali doesn’t direct films as much as he designs them. His characters consumed by desire and adamancy, packaged in opulence and pretension both wreak and worship drama, where even a simple sandstorm looks like a million Tinker Bells … Continue reading

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Super Filmi Week: Prepping for Padmavati!

Prepping for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati, remembering Rajesh Khanna and Raaj Kumar’s exclusive tramp club and picking Ranbir Kapoor’s best performance in my Super Filmi Week. As I behold the cinematic pomp of Padmavati‘s posters, I am convinced its director … Continue reading

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Super filmi week: Rishi Kapoor’s page-turning debut!

Read about Rishi Kapoor’s page-turning debut, SRK’s shrewd turn in Raees, Sridevi as a potential Dhoom vamp, Sanjay Dutt’s contribution to Andaz Apna Apna and more in my super-filmi week. Monday Week after week, in a process that is terribly mechanical and monotonous, movie stars dash from one … Continue reading

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