Thursday, July 7, 2016

Delhi student's short film screened at Cannes 2016

Lubdhak Chatterjee's directorial debut "In A Free State" was screened at this year's prestigious Cannes Film Festival. It was one of the 32 Indian films to make it to the non-competition Short Films Corner at the fest.

"In a Free State" is a 28-min multilingual film which revolves around our notion and perception of freedom and free will. The 24-year old student tells us what inspired him to make the film.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Movie Quiz 45

Can you identify this Bollywood actor? The eyes are quite a give away. He recently did a film playing dual roles. His performance was much appreciated by audiences and critics alike. 

No? Ok, let's make it simpler.

He has a lunar crater named after him!

It doesn't get easier than this. Leave your answers in the comments below. Let's see who gets it first.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

6 banned Indian films worth watching

1. Amu (2005)

Amu is a story of a 21-year old American-Indian girl who on her staycation in India uncovers unsettling facts about her past. The fiction tale is woven around the horrific 1984 Sikh genocide.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Neerja (2016) - Review

Despite being aware how the story would shape and where it was eventually headed, I hoped until the last minute, that Neerja survives. She had me rooting for her all through. Sonam Kapoor deserves applause for bringing alive Neerja Bhanot on screen. I had my doubts she'd solely manage to lead this film. She thwarted them first scene onward. She's so effortless and natural, I immediately warmed up to her. She shines in the scene where's forced to sing at gunpoint.

Sunday, February 21, 2016

10 best streaming services to watch Indian films

We've put together some of the best, legit and fairly priced movie streaming services to watch Indian films online (in no particular order). If you'd like to suggest anything besides these, feel free to share it in the comments below.

1) Netflix