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Pari: Of the Inner Demon

By |May 20th, 2018|Categories: Features, reviews|Tags: , , , , , , |

Pankaj Sachdeva looks into the legends of Prosit Roy's fascinating horror film starring Anushka Sharma, PARI: Not A Fairytale.

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Udayan Baijal: The Assistant of Change

By |May 14th, 2018|Categories: Filmmakers POV, Interviews|Tags: , , , , |

An extensive interview with Udayan Baijal, a "specialist" assistant director for International productions in India, and an artist who has carved out a unique career in independent, social storytelling.

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A jumbled kind of Loev

By |May 10th, 2018|Categories: Critics Speak, Film Festivals, reviews|Tags: , , , , |

Film critic Rahul Desai writes about Sudhanshu Saria's critically acclaimed independent film (now streaming on Netflix), LOEV.

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Secret Superstar: The Right to Dream

By |May 5th, 2018|Categories: Features|Tags: , , |

Pankaj Sachdeva looks beyond the dreams and predictability of Advait Chandan's well-made 2017 film, Secret Superstar.

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The fear of female desire

By |April 30th, 2018|Categories: reviews|Tags: , , , , , , |

Priya Bhattacharji writes about Norwegian-Pakistani filmmaker Iram Haq's evocative cross-cultural and semi-autobiographical family drama, "What Will People Say?" from the festival circuit.

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2^(n) FILMS: A short journey

By |April 27th, 2018|Categories: Filmmakers POV|Tags: , , , , |

Two young Delhi-based filmmakers write about their career decisions, storytelling passions and pragmatic motivations after the launch of their small production house and first two short films.

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Paheli: Of Ghost and God

By |April 24th, 2018|Categories: Features, reviews|Tags: , , , , |

Pankaj Sachdeva throws back to Amol Palekar's fascinating and "supernatural" leap of faith with Shah Rukh Khan, Paheli (2005).

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Documentary in focus: Martyrs Of Marriage

By |April 13th, 2018|Categories: Features, Film Festivals, Filmmakers POV|Tags: , , , , , |

The passionate activist-director of "Martyrs Of Marriage" - a documentary on the misuse of dowry laws - writes about her journey and lists down some valuable pointers for aspiring filmmakers.

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Phobia: Of Birds and Cages

By |April 9th, 2018|Categories: Features|Tags: , , , , |

A closer look at the hidden themes and images of Pavan Kirpalani's well-made horror film, PHOBIA (2016).

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Film Review: MASAAN (2015)

By |April 4th, 2018|Categories: Film Festivals, movies we loved, reviews|Tags: , , |

A throwback to one of the best Hindi films of 2015, MASAAN, directed by debutant Neeraj Ghaywan.