The City of Mirzapur

As far as streaming platforms are concerned, they offer an open platform to let emotions go berserk, there is no sense of confinement. There is hardly what we call restraint. Most of them are cut from the same cloth as Gangs of Wasseypur. All of them follow a similar template that then goes on toContinue reading “The City of Mirzapur”

How Hasee Toh Phasee dealt with depression?

Hasee Toh Phasee is a great work best described as a dramedy masquerading as a romcom There are many films that leave a mark on our lives. But Hasee Toh Phasee is a sweet little film that serves its purpose well. It will have a bittersweet aftertaste. Carved from the same thread as Rachel’s GettingContinue reading “How Hasee Toh Phasee dealt with depression?”

हिंदी सिनेमा का अंतर्राष्ट्रीयकरण

सिनेमा का दौर शायद ही कभी ख़तम होगा मगर उसमे आने वाले बदलाव को भी परिभाषित नहीं किया जा सकता है. यह बदलाव समय के साथ आये है और कहीं न कही अद्रिश्य है . सिनेमा हमेशा ही समाज का प्रतिबिम्ब रहा है, अंतराष्ट्रीय स्तर पर यह शुरू से ही दिख रहा है. अब हमाराContinue reading “हिंदी सिनेमा का अंतर्राष्ट्रीयकरण”

Is Varun Dhawan the new Govinda?

While dissecting a character in a film we usually find the actor reacting rather than a character emoting. Every manoeuvre is structured and designed to suit the narrative, yet Hindi cinema has a place cut out specifically for heroes. Some are style icons, others are dancing icons, but there are only a few that areContinue reading “Is Varun Dhawan the new Govinda?”

Why Binnu ka Sapna is a standout short?

Violence is a recurring theme in both the films directed by Kanu Behl. Titli, that spoke of the dysfunctional status of a north Indian family and the politics surrounding it. Here, too the protagonist goes through similar mental turbulence that slowly, sucks him into the world of violence. In this gun-wielding big-bad world of Delhi,Continue reading “Why Binnu ka Sapna is a standout short?”

Why is Delhi-6 an important film?

Delhi 6 never fails to captivate and amuse with its intrinsic tales. Delhi-6 reeks of sheer nostalgia and a sense of melancholy that lingers on. The tantalizing scent of etar or perfume fills up the closed space, the over-powering smell from the spice markets of Khari Baoli or claustrophobia of Chandni Chowk are all usedContinue reading “Why is Delhi-6 an important film?”

Oscar vs Filmfare

Sadly Filmfare has always remained a poor cousin of the Oscar. It is still to get its due credit. Oscars or the Academy Awards has a long-standing history of supporting author-backed roles. Every Patriotic hue is celebrated and is a perfect example of an Oscar fodder. Filmfare is considered to be a poor cousin ofContinue reading “Oscar vs Filmfare”

Why is Dil Chahta Hai my favourite film?

Dil Chahta Hai never fails to cheer me up. It manages to melt my heart to this very day. If there ever was a film that defined an entire generation, it was and will be Dil Chahta Hai. The film has intangibly touched a billion hearts with its soulful and foot-tapping music. The boisterous friendshipContinue reading “Why is Dil Chahta Hai my favourite film?”

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”