I don’t usually watch Hindi films because they’re predictable. Even Hollywood films are predictable because they run on a formula. But at least the story lines are somewhat original. There are some exceptional movies like The Departed – I saw the Chinese version first before they made the Hollywood version. I like a of IndianContinue reading “Why Is the Indian Film Industry Satisfied with being Copycats?”
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The Demise of Parallel Cinema
Cinema was born out of the impetus to represent the reality in a more convincing manner. After the nation gained independence, the cinema focused on post colonial issues such as poverty, illiteracy and unjustified social system. Satyajit Ray, Mrinal Sen, Shanta Ram and Sohrab Modi were the few directors who made cinema pertaining to theContinue reading “The Demise of Parallel Cinema”
The demise of Appu Ghar
All good things must come to an end and so did the Appu Ghar. The 15.5 acres amusement park is being brought down to be replaced by the Delhi Metro. Appu Ghar maybe no more, but the nostalgic memories of this magical park will last forever. In the evergreen debate between the Mumbaikars and theContinue reading “The demise of Appu Ghar”
Is the celebration of Valentine’s Day against the Indian Culture?
The meeting of the Orient and the Occident will always produce a spark. Valentine’s Day is just not a day restricted to the West, Love is a global language and everyone who is in love ought to celebrate this day for love knows no barriers. Valentine’s Day is celebrated with great fervour all across theContinue reading “Is the celebration of Valentine’s Day against the Indian Culture?”
Mumbai is for all.
The dogs in Mumbai have been unleashed once again by power hungry regional politicians. Petty ‘taxi drivers’,’chaat waalah’ and other poor vendors are being accused and abused physically in broad daylights, in the heart of financial capital of India, Mumbai. Indian newspapers are full of reports that North Indians (particularly those from the states ofContinue reading “Mumbai is for all.”
Taare Zameen Par: A Movie that could change your life
Rarely do you come across a movie in which the audience applauds at the end. Well, here’s one that received a standing ovation. Taare Zameen Par has emerged as the best movie of the year.
Santa needs a Christmas Gift
Just a day after Christmas, joining us in an exclusive conversation is the beloved and the most popular visitor of all, the magnanimous and the philanthropic ‘Santa Claus’.