Reviews of the latest (and sometimes not-so latest) independent films from South Asians everywhere.

The cultural grief of “Ram Prasad Ki Tehrvi”

A review of Seema Pahwa's solid directorial debut, RAM PRASAD KI TEHRVI, now streaming on Netflix.

By |April 28th, 2021|Analysis, reviews|0 Comments

Review: Nomadland

A review of the Chloe Zhao's Oscar-tipped NOMADLAND.

By |April 10th, 2021|reviews|0 Comments

Review: News of the World

Rachit Raj reviews the Tom Hanks starrer, News of the World, now streaming on Netflix.

By |February 13th, 2021|reviews|0 Comments

Review: The White Tiger

A review of The White Tiger, Ramin Bahrani's Netflix adaptation of Aravind Adiga's Booker-winning 2008 novel.

By |January 24th, 2021|reviews|0 Comments

Review: KAAGAZ

Our review of the Pankaj Tripathi starrer, KAAGAZ, streaming on Zee5.

By |January 10th, 2021|reviews|0 Comments


Rachit Raj reviews UNPAUSED, the new short-film anthology on Amazon Prime.

By |December 23rd, 2020|reviews|0 Comments

Review: Taish

A review of Bejoy Nambiar's latest disaster, TAISH.

By |November 5th, 2020|reviews|0 Comments

Review: Kaali Khuhi

Our review of the strange new Hindi horror film, KAALI KHUHI.

By |November 1st, 2020|reviews|0 Comments

Review: Footfairy

A review of the Gulshan Devaiah serial-killer thriller, Footfairy.

By |October 26th, 2020|reviews|0 Comments

I’m Thinking of Ending Things: A snapshot of thought

Rachit Raj reviews Charlie Kaufman's enigmatic new Netflix film, I'M THINKING OF ENDING THINGS.

By |September 24th, 2020|reviews|0 Comments

Film review: Cargo

Rachit Raj reviews Arati Kadav's CARGO, the intimate new Indian sci-fi film on Netflix.

By |September 9th, 2020|reviews, ReviewsDisplayLarge|0 Comments

Review: Mee Raqsam

Rachit Raj reviews Mee Raqsam, the new Baba Azmi film paying tribute to his father and legendary Urdu poet Kaifi Azmi.

By |September 3rd, 2020|reviews, ReviewsDisplaySmall|0 Comments

Review: Pareeksha – The Final Test

Rachit Raj reviews Prakash Jha's latest, Pareeksha, a social drama streaming on Zee5.

By |August 7th, 2020|reviews|0 Comments

Review: Raat Akeli Hai

Rachit Raj reviews Honey Trehan's RAAT AKELI HAI, starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte.

By |August 1st, 2020|reviews|0 Comments

Review: Bhonsle

Rachit Raj reviews Devashish Makhija's BHONSLE, now streaming on SonyLiv.

By |July 6th, 2020|reviews, ReviewsDisplayLarge|0 Comments

The visual feeling of Bulbbul

Our review of Anvita Dutt's BULBBUL, now streaming on Netflix.

By |June 25th, 2020|reviews|0 Comments

Film review: AXONE

Our review of Nicholas Kharkongor's Netflix-streaming film, AXONE.

By |June 17th, 2020|reviews, ReviewsDisplayLarge|0 Comments

Review: Gulabo Sitabo

Rachit Raj reviews Shoojit Sircar's GULABO SITABO, the first of many direct-to-OTT Bollywood releases this year.

By |June 13th, 2020|reviews|0 Comments