Category: Bollywood


Pagglait; a film with a different streak / Sanjiva Sahai

The ensemble cast empowers the film with authenticity and some memorable moments. The patriarchy, the inner wranglings, the greed, the romance –  it’s all there in this saga featuring three generations. Sanya Malhotra shines gloriously in an understated performance.

Celebrating 150 years of the Mahatma | Manohar Khushalani

Gandhi Ki Dilli at IIC, featured plays films and the festival was also replete with discussions on topics and ideas ranging from Sustainable Living, Sparrows to Gandhi’s favourite Bhajans and
even his nutritional philosophy expressed through a lunch curated by Pushpesh Pant, with unfamiliar cuisine, like Bajre ki Khichri, Methi ke Theple and many such minimalistic gourmet items

Film Review: Good Newwz / Neelam Jain

Good Newwz is a light-hearted comic escapade with Akshay Kumar- Kareena Kapoor and Diljit Dosanjh-Kiara Advani as two sets of married couples trying to have a baby through IVF (in vitro-fertilization).  The two couples,...

Jodha Akbar – The Film / Seema Bawa

    Seema Bawa analyses this highly controversial film with a historical perspective Actors: Aishwarya Rai and Hrithik Roshan The historian in me could not resist having a dekko at a historical romance based on a...

The film ‘Manto’–A Review by Raj Ayyar

‘I am a walking, talking Bombay.’ ‘Saadat Hasan Manto, RIP. He lies in that grave, wondering: Who is the greater storyteller? God or Manto?’ –Saadat Hasan Manto. I enjoyed watching the biopic ‘Manto’,  A great...

Doordarshan Schedule July 2018

PRASAR BHARATI (India’s Public Service Broadcaster) Directorate General: Doordarshan Copernicus Marg: New Delhi-110001 Films Division File No-26/1/2017-P-6. Film Dated: 12.06.2018 Subject: Schedule of Hindi Feature Films to be telecast from 01.07.2018 to 31.07.2018 on...