It was just announced that Deepa Mehta’s film Water, Canada’s entry this year for best foreign film at the Academy Awards, has been selected as one of the final group in the running. An earlier review of the film is here.
Flash! Damn, I thought I put the ring in my jacket pocket! Diamante bindi Abhiwarya A.R. Rahman wondering, given that 85% of the questions went to AB 2.0, and 10 to Mani, what he’s doing here Ash making a point Abhi sending out coded signals through his very own […]
Last year it was Rang de Basanti and Omkara…. now, before the second week of January 2007 is over, we have Guru. Three films, all less slapstick and fanciful than, say, Phir Hera Pheri or Chup Chup Ke, more real, yet still with the vibrant song picturizations and visual lyricism that so many […]
Here’s an article I did on the U.S. launch of Guru that appeared in this week’s edition of India-West.
Why blog about a fiction writer promoting his latest novel, in the midst of all this filmi subject matter? Because he comes from a Bombay movie family? He does, but no, that’s not why. Because he co-wrote Mission Kashmir? He did, but that’s not it either. Toh phir? Because his latest book, the […]
AB 2.0’s watch AB 2.0’s phone: A.R. Rahman, Mani Sir, AB 2.0 (Ash was yet to arrive), and, some man’s head: (The movie was amazing.)