Often and whenever I get time, I prefer engaging in a debate with my friends. Generally, it’s philosophical in nature, but occasionally, our discussion wander into other areas. In one such conversation, with a female friend of mine, we ended up discussing perversion and men’s inclination to indulge in it. The argument went on the … More Note on – Short Film – “Stripped”
Michael Keller is an American Filmmaker, who traveled alone to India, to make a crime drama set in the slums of India. Michael was moved by the stories he read on the human organ trading. Inspired by his further research on the global, underground organ trade, Keller set out to write a fictional film to expose … More Micro-budget Crime Drama, Red Gold to premier at Garden State Film Festival
This post is about Ram Gopal Varma. While I don’t know him personally, but then a man like him, being the most talked-about director in India doesn’t need to be known personally. One can know everything there is to him from the media. Then again, am surrounded by his well-wishers, who adore him and his … More Ram Gopal Varma – The Director’s Dare!
The school of thought I often encounter during my conversations with Industry colleagues, is that – Indian audience isn’t ready for Content-based Cinema? There are many facets to this belief, yet I tend to believe that this is one of those cases, where it’s no body’s fault and yet both parties involved in the deal suffer … More The Business of Cinema
I watched Manorama – Six Feet Under a while back and instantly liked it. Detective stories are rare in Bollywood, which only made films on select trusted genres. There was a dearth of good crime investigation stories. In such a time, Manorama dared to weave a detective-mystery story. Not just that, the setup was laid … More Did Manorama come from ChinaTown?
India’s most-awaited Reality Show has finally returned. The show that engaged the nation for one full hour day-after-day till it got over started yesterday. Shilpa Shetty, the now international celebrity will host the Season 2. Though she lacks Arshad’s natural charm she makes up for it by her overly positive enthusiasm. The curtain-raiser introduced all … More Bigg Boss Returns
Every human is an Exbitionist wanting Attention!
I came to know about him during the pre-release promotion of Kaante in 2002. Till then I remained oblivious to his existence and his contribution to Indian Cinema. On researching, I found out that he started his career as Chief Assistant Director in 1989. Then on he has been Director of Photography (2nd Unit), Post-Production … More Who is Sanjay Gupta?
There’s this strange behavior of Indian Entertainment Industry that I fail to comprehend. Every time, someone does something new and delivers a hit, instantly 10 others will follow the footsteps hoping to get the same amount of success. Is it so hard to understand that the first one became a hit by being the first … More Bollywood – The Remake Industry
Remember the last time the maverick duo Rajkumar Hirani and Vidhu Vinod Chopra came together. They dazzled the whole of nation. The makers of the “cult” movies are at it again. While you just may anticipate that this is about the Munnabhai Chale America, it is not. This is about the duo’s next interesting venture … More Another interesting film by Hirani & Chopra