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Super filmi week: Funnier than Aishwarya’s lips

I am in Delhi these days. Delhi, most months, is not an easy city to live in but in May it’s just impossible. When not cursing the unbearable heat and the scalding hot water that, as a consequence, flows from the … Continue reading

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The bitter irony & burning intimacy of Raj Kapoor’s Awara

Often one hears this line or its ilk—Koi bhi insaan apni maa ki kok se mujrim bankar paida nahi hota—in the movies.  The sentiment’s worn out, mocked at reputation has undermined the heft of its authenticity. Raj Kapoor’s 1951 classic, … Continue reading

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