Reading Time: 6 minutes In this 1970 outing, director Shiv Kumar makes an unbelievably lame and unintentionally comic contribution to Hindi cinema, combining family drama, a spy caper, and coming up a cropper. Composer Rahul Dev Burman, painting out a silver lining with his score, comes to the heroic (and hero’s) rescue.
Reading Time: 7 minutes 6:00 AM: The alarm on your smart phone jangles, sending out sycophantic, irritating sound waves that cut through your fog of brain, interrupting what possibly is a very crucial moment in your dream; then, as the insistent sound clears out the fog, you realize it’s another manic weekday. 6:15 AM: The snooze function kicks in […]
Reading Time: 7 minutes I’ve had a problem with 3-D ever since college. In the first year of my graduation class, I had to create on a sparkling white paper, the English language alphabetic letters in 3-D format using a drafter. I did my best, and when it was my turn to hand in my assignment, my teacher stared […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes The movie belongs to Prakash Raj and Sneha – the former is absolutely assured and gobsmackingly good as Kalidasa. Pitching his character’s age, love for food, and cooking and personal ethics superbly, Raj displays a matured effectiveness that lends a perfect blend of comedy, anguish, and upright fun.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Hello, hello, tu posts hai padhne aayi, so let me introduce you to some new friends I made this weekend on a cruise. Meet Kamal Mehra (Anil Kapoor) who’s the CEO of Ayka Industries, staring at an imminent bankruptcy in his business, an underachieving son, an overachieving daughter, a part-of-the-furniture wife, and a thirtieth wedding […]