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Events

Halloween-Tine 2020

Missing the Halloween Theme Parties in Town? Here’s how you can celebrate at home!

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Movie Review

Befikre. Why did I watch it?

I’ve recently subjected myself to a spate of bad films. Ae Dil Hai Mushkil was top of this list. Never mind what everyone said about he sensitive handling of “unrequited love” and all that bull. It’s a disconnected movie with over-the-top performances and a very weak story. It starred Ranbir Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai and Anushka […]

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Movie Review

PK – The Review

With every new project the writer director team of Rajkumar Hirani (Director, co-producer and co-writer)) and Abhijat Joshi (co-writer) get ambitious as well as audacious. After taking on the medical profession, education system and making Gandhigiri famous, Hirani and Joshi daringly question the rituals that we Indians blindly follow, out of faith and out of […]

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Punekars

Indie Films at Viman Talkies

Watch independent film screenings at Rs. 50 for a ticket while all proceeds go to the filmmaker and you get to watch some great movies!

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Movie Review

Social Review: Mardaani

Rani Mukherjee’s “Mardaani” released today. We tapped into the social pulse to see what they thought of it.

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Armchair Analysis

Is Marathi Cinema coming of age?

  Not since the Mahesh Kothare-Laxmikant Berde or Sachin-Ashok Saraf era has Marathi cinema enjoyed as much prominence and popularity as it is currently witnessing. Remember De Dana Dan or Ashi Hi Banwa Banwi? Classics, no? But think back to most movies made during this time and a common theme emerges: bumbling heroes who find […]

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Views

Revere and Fear – My take on Adaptation

  “I’ve made seventeen or eighteen films now, only two of which have been original screenplays, all the others have been based on short stories or novels, and I find the long short story ideal for adaptation.” Satyajit Ray Adaptation – a word which has always created two strong emotions in me as a writer […]

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Conversations

Desperately seeking Susan

Susan Sarandon graced the stage at the IFFI 2013 awards and talked to one and all about film making, ageing gracefully and life in general…

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To be a part of IFFI 2013

The International Film Festival India 2013 was a grand event and had many film loves thronging the locations of its screening in Goa. Here is a showdown of all that transpired…

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Pagadi che bol

The Marathi Film Scene

We take a look at the current state of the Marathi Film Industry…