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?
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
Over my travels, there are only four cities in the world, where I have landed exclusively to do a food trip – Bangkok, Delhi, Hyderabad & Kolkata. These are cities where the average meal would score very high on taste, … Continue reading Food: Ten reasons why Kolkata must be declared ‘Food capital of India’
Posto (Bengali) is must watch movie for all who know the complications of a kid growing under care of relatives. Buoyed by six sigma performances, it’s a story of seven-year old Posto who grows up under grand parental care at … Continue reading Movie Review: Posto is a must watch emotional rollercoaster
After a yawning experience with stale plate of Raees, we needed a good flick to get us back on rhythm. Saheb Bibi Golaam on Netflix, Singapore, fulfilled that dosage. Often the Bengali film industry struggles to bridge the gap between … Continue reading Movie Recommendation: Saheb Bibi Golaam combines to a good thriller