Category Archives: Film Feature

The politics of Sanju

Sanju travels abroad to see his ailing mother but he has been hit by drugs to such an extent that he cannot live without it. Even in the hospital room where his mother is counting the last few moments of … Continue reading

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Bhavesh Joshi- Not your regular Superhero

I remember watching The Dark Knight Rises and coming out of the cinema hall absolutely thrilled and energised. What worked for me was not the aura of Batman but learnings of Bruce Wayne. The best superhero films are not those … Continue reading

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Omertà: We don’t know them

We, the Indians, remember 26/11 the way the Americans remember 9/11. The only thing different between the two dates is that we write the date first and the month later, the Americans do the vice versa. This is just one … Continue reading

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Malgudi Days: What we never saw

  My favourite story in Malgudi Days was A Horse And Two Goats. A story about a poor man and how he manages to sell a horse statue to a foreigner unknowingly. The story was a good read and was … Continue reading

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How to define pain?

When Saajan in Lunchbox returned home, he had no one to talk to. It was just him, his dal, roti and cigarettes. The smoke that came out from the cigarette, disappeared in vicinity. The neighbours closed the windows seeing him sneaking … Continue reading

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Decoding Travis Bickle

Travis and his taxi roam around the New York City during night. When the sun rises, he parks his taxi in the parking and leaves. He has no sleep in his eyes. All he has is disgust. Continue reading

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Kaveri Amma and the sense of being Mohan

It is almost evening and the darkness is engulfing the surroundings. Mohan is back from the office, sitting at the sofa, thinking of Kaveri Amma. He had been through this feeling some months back when he thought of going to … Continue reading

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