Why the fans desperately needed ‘Sachin : A Billion Dreams’

How fitting is it that the great A.R. Rehman croons ‘Maa Tujhe Salaam’ during the climatic scene of the movie when Sachin finally wins the coveted World Cup in his fifth and last attempt. No other song can do more justice as a background score to this great luminary than this one. Because Sachin is…

Why Netflix’s “The Keepers” makes you rethink the TVF scandal

It was the year 2015 when a nonchalantly publicized movie called “Spotlight” was strongly justifying its name by stealing the spotlight from some of the biggest fan favourites like Birdman and Whiplash from the spectacular race to the Best Picture Oscar. Despite sweeping almost all major categories, Birdman was ultimately defeated by Spotlight in the…

Hindi Medium | Movie Review | Irrfan | Saba Qamar | Deepak Dobriyal

Towards the middle part of the movie, Tillotama Shome’s stern ‘child counsellor’ character tells the lead couple, “You are actually late, people book me when they are in their first trimester.” That’s the harsh reality of society today where connubial matters and family planning demands careful reckoning of various factors related to the child. Getting…

Why Guardians of the Galaxy is Marvel’s La La Land

One of the most anticipated movies this year, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 has kept fans clamoring for three long years after we first saw Star-Lord aka Peter Quill clutch an Infinity stone in his hand without getting obliterated. For the viewers, including me, who have only come to know about the characters through…

Why Baahubali is bad for the Indian Film Industry

Believe it or not, I am probably among the 2% of the audience who did not like Baahubali  : The Beginning and I have been quite vocal about it with my friends and colleagues. Every single time, I have been met with baffled stares and shock as if god himself had offered me immortality and…