Veere di Wedding: Of Filter-Free Rollicking and Fabulous Veeres

Veere di Wedding: Of Filter-Free Rollicking and Fabulous Veeres

Veere Di Wedding (VDW) was worth every micro-second of the long wait if we go by famous words uttered by the ever-articulate Swara Bhasker: “It has taken 105 years for mainstream Bollywood to make a film about four girlfriends and none of them are falling in love with...
Raazi: Spy on me

Raazi: Spy on me

“Trust your instinct. It won’t fail you,” Khalid Mir tells Sehmat Khan, a college girl, as he prepares her for an exceptional journey she is about to take. The sound suggestion comes after training her for just a month. Her assignment? To spy on her husband’s...
The Unspoken Code of Honor

The Unspoken Code of Honor

Red is for the dark of reality. White and blue make up the bright of dreams. Honor (2018), a short film about forced marriages, packs a punch in under six minutes. It is effective storytelling at its best. Skillfully juxtaposed shots from just four scenes convey the...
102 Not Out: Of Two Men and an Empty Nest

102 Not Out: Of Two Men and an Empty Nest

At long last, a pair of old men share the driving seat in an emotional movie ride. Statistics tell us that women outlive men in their lifespans. But what happens when their partners perish earlier and men are left alone in the empty nest? With 102 Not Out, director...
Unhurried Love in October

Unhurried Love in October

October is like that rare, precious and real moment which arrives in our prescribed lives completely unannounced. Like a soft petal, or a floating cloud, or a silent wave. Filled with calm and spontaneity. Making us wonder what to do with it. Savour it? Live it? Run...