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?

Movie Recommendation: Kuttram Kadithal has a National Film Award for best feature film

A newly wed Christian teacher (to a Hindu husband) rejoins school with a pack of sweets. During the day, while substituting for another teacher, she slaps a mischievous boy, who surprisingly falls into a coma. That small incident turns lives … Continue reading Movie Recommendation: Kuttram Kadithal has a National Film Award for best feature film

Movie Review: Shubh Mangal Saavdhan stands up for Ali Baba!

Women’s obsession with shopping and winning arguments often fill our mobile memory cards. The men’s obsession equivalent never make to the jokes platform, as it’s related to their ego. More specifically to their ‘Ali Baba’. Even more specifically, size and standing … Continue reading Movie Review: Shubh Mangal Saavdhan stands up for Ali Baba!