The protagonist of Shoojit Sircar’s October is Dan, a Hotel management intern, who is described by his friends as ‘always irritated’. He is also emotionally distant from the people around him and indeed is continuously agitated and shows little to no interest in others’ lives. When Shuili, Dan’s colleague, has a freak accident, Dan is quite intrigued… Read More October – Favourite Hindi Film – 2018
Vikramaditya Motwane’s Trapped is my favourite Hindi film of 2017. Listen why:
Nitesh Tiwari’s Dangal is my favourite Hindi of 2016. Here’s why:
Being an adaptation of Shapspearan tragedy, Hamlet, it is an arduous effort for me to write about the film as there is more to what facades the veneer. Even when espied on the shallows, it is a pulchritudinously agonising tale of loss, love and a crumbled family. The setting here is the beautiful yet turmoiled… Read More Haider – Favourite Hindi Film – 2014
Gauri Shinde’s English Vinglish is my favourite film of 2012.
Interestingly, 2 of my favourite films of the year released on the same day, the other being Inception — both of these films released on the 16th of July. Vikramaditya Motwane’s directorial debut is a coming of age story free of all the Bollywood cliches. Set in Jamshedpur, which is a territory rarely dwelled into, with a… Read More Favorite Hindi Film – 2010 – Udaan
A video essay on Ivan Ayr’s Soni… Read More Soni – An Essay