Interview: Shonali Bose on the making of Amu

I know you ran into opposition and difficulties when the film was finished, but during the creative process early on, when you’d discuss the project with people did you get comments like “Why bring this up now?   Drop it.” and if so, was that a common reaction, or the exception? It was definitely a […]


  Within the space of 10 months only we have seen three good movies with Konkona Sensharma in prominent roles.   Last year, she did an excellent turn in Omkara, two weeks ago she was the intelligent thirtysomething daring to take a chance and follow her heart in Metro, and now, on May 25th audiences […]

SRK: King of Bollywood

  Having barreled through the waiting-for-Bachchan tale by Jessica Hines, I’ve just  picked up film journalist Anupama Chopra’s soon-to-be released King of Bollywood: Shah Rukh Khan and the Seductive World of Indian Cinema. Chopra has written about the film industry for India Today for over a decade, and also writes for The New York Times […]


(don’t know why the “Life in a …” was tacked on to the original title…) By way of what is the longest opening credit sequence I think I’ve ever seen, Anurag Basu introduces the various couples and triangles of his Bombay-based film: Shilpa Shetty and KayKay Menon, unhappily married to each other, Konkona Sensharma and […]