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‘Pad Man’ review: Sanitary Nappings

By on February 11, 2018

Reading Time: 6 minutesDirector R. Balki addresses a very serious, important, and critical social issue about female health and hygiene. But where he ought to have lacerated, he pads it up.

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‘Begum Jaan’ review: No Freedom at Midnight

By on April 15, 2017

Reading Time: 5 minutes“You have one month to empty this kotha (brothel)!” says Ilias (Rajit Kapoor). Something told me that the repartee by Begum Jaan (Vidya Balan) would invoke dates and menses, and there it was. It wasn’t even particularly powerful, and it is this predictability that haunts director Srijit Mukherji’s eponymous Begum Jaan (Mrs. Jaan). Written by […]

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‘Kahaani 2’ review: Of Trailer and Trail Her Chills

By on December 3, 2016

Reading Time: 7 minutesThere’s this unsaid thing between me and movie trailers. I usually don’t watch them, and vice-versa. Unless, of course, they’re being screened in cinema halls, which then makes them a beguiling part of the experiential package. Trailers, especially nowadays, have this nasty habit of raising your expectations, and making you connect the story dots in […]

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