Movie Recommendation: RGV’s Killing Veerappan – an impressive tribute to STF

Legendary film maker Ram Gopal Varma’s stature has been built on movies where the antagonist is glorified. Shiva, Satya, Company are essentially the best trilogy of world cinema, in my books. The trilogy also showcases the three levels of anti … Continue reading Movie Recommendation: RGV’s Killing Veerappan – an impressive tribute to STF

Music: Steven Wilson’s latest video ‘Permanating’ is Bollywood colours meet Coldplayish pop

Progressive rock legend Steven Wilson has now done a ‘Coldplay’. His latest video ‘Permanating‘ from the recently released album ‘To The Bone’ sounds, views, grooves a lot like Coldplay’s Hymn for the Weekend. With a troupe of Bollywood dancers (brilliantly choreographed … Continue reading Music: Steven Wilson’s latest video ‘Permanating’ is Bollywood colours meet Coldplayish pop

Movie Review: Bareilly Ki Barfi is ‘lallan taap’ movie of the year 2017

Despite the steady phase-out of traditional Indian sweets, Bareilly Ki Barfi sales, an otherwise little known sweet meat, will soar following last weekend’s delicious Bollywood release. The movie comes straight from the 1970’s Hrishikesh Mukherjee school of filmmaking. Clean, light, … Continue reading Movie Review: Bareilly Ki Barfi is ‘lallan taap’ movie of the year 2017

India: World lights up iconic structures with tricolour celebrating India’s 71st I-Day

Modern India's huge presence all over the world was showcased as leading nations stood up to celebrate India's 71st Independence Day. The Indian flag got proudly lit up all over the world. It was the world's show of solidarity towards … Continue reading India: World lights up iconic structures with tricolour celebrating India’s 71st I-Day

Movie Recommendation: Chotushkone is thrill ride for viewers, bench mark for film makers

Srijit Mukherjee’s sixth feature film Chotushkone (Bengali, meaning quadrangle) is literally an advanced course on filmmaking – not a Rapidex, not a Dummies Guide. He garnered two National awards for this movie – to add to the four already in … Continue reading Movie Recommendation: Chotushkone is thrill ride for viewers, bench mark for film makers