Category: Film

Film Review: Good Newwz / Neelam Jain

Good Newwz is a light-hearted comic escapade with Akshay Kumar- Kareena Kapoor and Diljit Dosanjh-Kiara Advani as two sets of married couples trying to have a baby through IVF (in vitro-fertilization).  The two couples,...

Jodha Akbar – The Film / Seema Bawa

    Seema Bawa analyses this highly controversial film with a historical perspective Actors: Aishwarya Rai and Hrithik Roshan The historian in me could not resist having a dekko at a historical romance based on a...

Who’s afraid of the documentary film / Keval Arora

    Remember the cynical manoeuvring by which the Film Federation of India had, some years ago, denied entry to video documentaries in their festival? And how this had brought home the threat that...

The Cinema of M.F. Husain

M.F. Husain’s two feature length fiction films, Gaja Gamini and Meenaxi are classic examples of having one’s cake and eating it too.  In each case, the cake is delectable. True that the two films...

Memories and Vagaries – Ritwik Ghatak

An artiste, even in this age of mindless greed and hurry, captures the public imagination, if only for a moment or two, should he or she answer to type, that is, of being a...