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Revisiting Mr India, the Bollywood superhero everybody loves

When I first watched Mr India, I was about the same age as some of the kids in the film. Like most young viewers at the time, I was completely sold on Anil Kapoor’s marvellous invisibility watch. Desi movie merchandise isn’t … Continue reading

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Super filmi week: Tripping on A R Rahman and more!

Ring out the old, ring in the new, recommends Lord Alfred Tennyson. But this week’s shiny new offerings didn’t always enthral even as old continued to prove its worth in gold. Let’s not forget what else Tennyson wrote — Ring … Continue reading

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Shakti: Dilip Kumar-Big B’s ultimate face-off in Ramesh Sippy’s 1982 drama

‘Ruk jao Vijay warna mein goli chala dunga.’ When I think about my earliest movie memories, the sound of Dilip Kumar’s warning and the visual of him chasing Amitabh Bachchan at the airport tarmac leading to Shakti’s heartbreaking climax comes … Continue reading

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