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Wanted: More Action

By |March 29th, 2016|Analysis, Features|

An analysis about why the contemporary Hollywood 'actioner' genre needs a desperate boost of originality and freshness.

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Genie, You’re Free

By |March 24th, 2016|Critics Speak, Features|

Film critic Rahul Desai writes a brief, moving tribute to iconic actor/comedian Robin Williams -- the clown who forgot how to smile.

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Knocking On Open Doors

By |March 21st, 2016|Interviews|

An interview with Prashantt Guptha, the eloquent actor behind one of the most enduring faces on the ill-fated Pan Am Flight 73 in Ram Madhvani's NEERJA.

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Love At Last Sight

By |March 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|

A film critic writes evocatively about how he fell in love with the movies -- and not at first sight.

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“Darkness is easy. Happiness is what’s difficult to enact.”

By |March 12th, 2016|Interviews|

An extensive, charming and honest interview with Rasika Dugal -- a talented actress (Kshay, Qissa) still navigating her way through the lanes of her craft.

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Album Review: Bollywood Diaries (2016)

By |March 9th, 2016|reviews|

Music critic Rohit Mehrotra discovers the joy of a little-known album, and shares it with us -- song by song.

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Conversations With Baradwaj Rangan

By |March 6th, 2016|Critics Speak, Interviews|

Tanul Thakur and Rahul Desai set out to interview -- and explore the vast intellect of -- film critic and 'The Hindu' Senior Deputy Editor Baradwaj Rangan, one of Indian cinema's foremost thinkers and definitive voices.

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By |March 1st, 2016|Filmmakers POV|

Vipin Sharma, who many recognise even today as Mr. Awasthi (Ishaan's father in 'Taare Zameen Par') writes a heartfelt piece about the film and superstar that changed his life.