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Film Review: 'Kalank' is full-throated melodrama

New Delhi, April 17 -- The last time Sonakshi Sinha was heading for an appointment with death was in Lootera, a film in which a whisper was as good as a shout. Sinha is dying again in Kalank, but ther... Read More


Terrible toons: 'Love, Death & Robots'

New Delhi, March 29 -- A trailer for Love, Death & Robots released last month was a warning to viewers that they weren't in Disneyland any more. The animated Netflix anthology series is now streaming,... Read More


Film Review: 'Super Deluxe' is dark and often dazzling

New Delhi, March 29 -- Early on in Thiagarajan Kumararaja's Super Deluxe, three adolescent boys visit a second-hand DVD store. For someone who sells cheap knock-offs in plastic packets, the store-owne... Read More


Guneet Monga: Indian cinema's world citizen

New Delhi, March 29 -- Guneet Monga was at composer Sneha Khanwalkar and director Kanu Behl's January wedding in Indore when she learnt that the film she had worked on had been nominated for an Oscar.... Read More


Much ado about masala

New Delhi, March 23 -- What does Shakespeare have to do with an item number called Jhalla Wallah? Is the Bard more alive in the films of Vishal Bhardwaj and Sanjay Leela Bhansali than on the stages of... Read More


Strange days: 'Achhe Din Blues'

New Delhi, March 22 -- On 14 March, a 29-year-old actor named Aamir Aziz uploaded a track he'd written and performed to his YouTube channel. A week later, Achhe Din Blues had over 80,000 views-not an ... Read More


Film review: 'Kesari' has little to offer besides numbing violence

New Delhi, March 22 -- Midway through Kesari, there's a scene where an army comes into view over the crest of a hill, a long line of drummers in front. Watching this from the vantage point of Saragarh... Read More


Movie review: 'Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota' is a loving pastiche

New Delhi, March 20 -- Genre tributes are a tricky balancing act. Tip one way and you end up parodying the thing you love. Tip to the other side and you have something that's all flash and no heart. W... Read More


Some shows from India can be Amazon's next big global hits: Jennifer Salke

Mumbai, March 16 -- When Jennifer Salke took over as head of Amazon Studios in February last year, after her predecessor Roy Price quit over sexual harassment claims, she inherited a number of challen... Read More


Movie Review | 'Photograph' is sensitively rendered but staid

New Delhi, March 15 -- Six years after The Lunchbox, Ritesh Batra returns with another film about two lonely souls. It deals, as his first feature did, with that quintessentially Mumbai feeling of bei... Read More