One-on-One With Sanal George

Sanal George is yet another sound engineer making his mark in Indian cinema. He is a double graduate of the …

Swayamvaram

Viswam (Madhu) and Seetha (Sharadha) elope and come to the city. There, economic presseures make their survival tougher and tougher. …

Book Extract: Shyam – A Star Forgotten

Sunder Shyam Chadha, or Shyam as he was known on-screen, is regarded as one of the most good-looking leading men …

Do Aur Do Pyaar

Do Aur Do Pyaar, directed by freshman Shirsha Guha Thakurta, is a rueful, somber and gentle remake of The Lovers …

Director’s Note: Weekdays & Weekends

It was a strange and difficult time. The Covid-19 pandemic had engulfed the world and one was caged in one’s …

Bade Miyan Chote Miyan

Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, is a futile action film that attempts to sell the same old …

Maidaan

With a film that took almost half a decade to finally hit the screen, it’s but natural to have doubts about …

Aattam

After a successful run on the film festival circuit including winning the Grand Jury Prize for Best Film at the …

The Holdovers

The Holdovers, directed by Alexander Payne, stands as solid testament to the age-old adage, “Never count an auteur out.” The …

Suresh Pai On Editing Footprints On Water

He is one of the finest film editors in India, having edited close to 60 feature films. An alumnus of …

The Dark Humour of Randa Chahal Sabbag

Collins dictionary defines ‘Black Humour’ as: A form of humour that regards human suffering as absurd rather than pitiable, or …

All That Breathes

Shaunak Sen’s  remarkable documentary, All That Breathes, that was nominated for an Academy Award, is set in India’s capital city, …

One-on-One With Sanal George

Sanal George is yet another sound engineer making his mark in Indian cinema. He is a double graduate of the …

Book Extract: Shyam – A Star Forgotten

Sunder Shyam Chadha, or Shyam as he was known on-screen, is regarded as one of the most good-looking leading men …

Director’s Note: Weekdays & Weekends

It was a strange and difficult time. The Covid-19 pandemic had engulfed the world and one was caged in one’s …