Movie Review: Tumhari Sulu is tribute to the Spirit of a Housewife

Bollywood 2017 will be remembered as the year it matured from candy-floss chick-flicks to ‘slice-of-life’ comic scripts. Tumhari Sulu belongs to the same (refreshing) genre as Hindi Medium, Bareilly Ki Barfi, Shubh Mangal Saavdhan & Qarib Qarib Singlle. Each of … Continue reading Movie Review: Tumhari Sulu is tribute to the Spirit of a Housewife

Movie Review: Secret Superstar – There’s a dream behind every Burqa

Each of the last three decades has given dull academic students a new career. The 90s saw the advent of ‘reality television stars’, the 2000s popularised the ‘startups’ concept and the last decade gave us the ‘internet sensation’ option. So … Continue reading Movie Review: Secret Superstar – There’s a dream behind every Burqa

Newton, Ventilator, Posto or Hindi Medium – Which was the better bet for Oscars 2018?

I admired Newton, at a Bengaluru theatre. The hall was 80% full with enthusiasts desperate to catch India’s official Oscar entry for a 9am show – the only timing available to watch the Pankaj Tripathi – Rajkummar Rao film. This … Continue reading Newton, Ventilator, Posto or Hindi Medium – Which was the better bet for Oscars 2018?