5 Years Of The ‘Masterpiece’

The day brings back so many fond memories. Lootera changed the general perception of Sonakshi Sinha not being a capable actress. She delivered an impeccably restrained and heartbreaking performance as Pakhi. Ranveer Singh, just 2 films old by then, proved his calibre with his controlled performance as Varun. Expressing with his eyes, using a low … Continue reading 5 Years Of The ‘Masterpiece’

Deadpool 2 – Breaking The Rules, Film-Making Myths, Bones And The Fourth Wall

For years, no one wanted to 'touch' Deadpool. Deeming the character “too violent” to appeal to the masses as most comic books films are in the realm of PG-13 (pushing an R-rating, but never crossing over). Cut to : 2016 - Deadpool makes a superhero landing at the big screens, 'touching himself' in all its violent & gory glory, … Continue reading Deadpool 2 – Breaking The Rules, Film-Making Myths, Bones And The Fourth Wall

Sajjan Singh Rangroot – Remembering The Forgotten Indian Heroes of World War I

Set in 1912, Pankaj Batra's Sajjan Singh Rangroot covers the tale of Sikh soldiers from Indian British Army who fought alongside Britishers in World War I against Germany. This is probably the first film which acknowledges the sacrifices done by Indian soldiers in the World War and does justice to all Indians that lost their … Continue reading Sajjan Singh Rangroot – Remembering The Forgotten Indian Heroes of World War I

Tiger Zinda Hai – A Surprisingly Good Sequel To A Terrible Film

Before we begin talking about Tiger Zinda Hai, let's talk about its predecessor: Ek Tha Tiger. The major problem I had with Ek Tha Tiger was that it was a love story disguised (and promoted) as a spy-thriller. And that too a boring, soulless and at times even cringe-worthy love story with a lead pair … Continue reading Tiger Zinda Hai – A Surprisingly Good Sequel To A Terrible Film