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Family Matters!

Family Matters!

KAPOOR & SONS (Since 1921). Players: Rishi Kapoor, Ratna Pathak Shah, Rajat Kapoor, Sidhdharth Malhotra, Fawad Khan, Alia Bhatt. Director: Shakun Batra. Released by Dharma Productions, Fox Star Studios. Families are depicted more realistically in movies these...
Mirror, Mirror

Mirror, Mirror

FAN. Players: Shahrukh Khan, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Deepika Amin, Yogendra Tiku. Director: Maneesh Sharma. Music: Shankar Ehsan Loy. Hindi with Eng. sub-tit. Theatrical release Yashraj Pictures Shahrukh Khan movies of late have veered towards over-the-top film...
Nourishing a Musical Legacy: Pt. Girish Chatterjee

Nourishing a Musical Legacy: Pt. Girish Chatterjee

This year is the fifth since the passing of the legendary Hindustani vocalist Pandit Bhimsen Joshi. India Currents caught up with Pandit (Pt.) Girish Chatterjee, a long-time disciple of Joshi and a 2011 Filmfare Award nominee for the song “Mora Saiyan” featured in the...
SOLD

SOLD

SOLD. 2016. Director: Jeffrey Brown. Players: Niyar Saikia, Sushmita Mukherjee, Tillotama Shome, Seema Biswas, Gillian Anderson, David Arquette, Parambrata Chatterjee, Priyanka Bose, Ankur Vikal, Neerja Naik. Adapted from book by Patricia McCormick. English. PG-13. 97...
Beggars Can’t be Choosers: 1973

Beggars Can’t be Choosers: 1973

Before We Visit The Goddess by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni When Bela arrived in the United States at the age of nineteen, carrying papers that falsely claimed she was a tourist, Sanjay was the only person she knew in the whole country. He wasn’t her husband yet; the...
Educated Women

Educated Women

One day in 1995, Bela Dewan telephones her mother outside of Kolkota, begging her to talk sense into Tara, the granddaughter she’s only seen in photographs. Tara wants to quit college, and Bela, in Houston, is terrified that her daughter is making a mistake and...