In Bollywood, The Adage Is Changed To “There Are Only Small Roles For Small Actors”

It was Russian theater legend, Konstantin Stanislavksi who once uttered the evergreen words, “there are no small roles, only small actors.” Actors across the world are not only familiar with this adage but firmly believe in it. Take Mendes’ cinematic masterstroke,… Continue Reading

My First Podcast – A Discussion On The Indian Film Festival Of Los Angeles

The Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles, an annual film festival that showcases some of the most noteworthy films to come out of India that year, took place all of last week and so I was invited by the hosts… Continue Reading

Rangoon Film Review – A Big, Beautiful And Protracted Disaster

Vishal Bhardwaj is a man of immense talent. It would be futile to debate that. Even a skeptic can’t listen to one of his intricately composed songs or experience one of his powerful Shakespearean adaptations and deny that the renaissance man is… Continue Reading

OK Jaanu Film Review – The Bollywood Tonic We Need To Forget 2016

From the toxic far-right wing populist movements that pervaded the West to the ongoing refugee crisis , the general consensus is that 2016 was the “worst year ever”. Although that claim could just be social media hyperbole, it definitely was one… Continue Reading