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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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Revisiting Anupam Kher’s brilliant debut in Saaransh

An elderly man wakes up early morning, draws out his desk and begins writing a letter to his son residing in the United States. The mail isn’t a fancy exercise in eloquence but its simplicity conveys a father’s love, concern … Continue reading

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