Time is Mani (o Il Viaggio di Raavan a Venezia)

I always wondered when I’d get around to using that line.   It’s a phrase that  a friend exclaimed  in Tamil class one day (because we had just been told the Tamil word for time is indeed  “mani”). But now, it all seems strangely prophetic in a way….. If anyone ever had any doubts about […]

Kites – todavía no

So the much anticipated Hrithik Roshan – Barbara Mori film has launched last week, and landed in the Top 10 list of films released in the US and has grossed over 65 crores worldwide in its first weekend. To someone like me, who learned Spanish as an impressionable tween while watching Mexican soap operas (as […]

Bombay Cinema series at Lincoln Center

We really have it made here in NYC”¦..one day Hrithik Roshan is walking the red carpet for the premiere of his latest release (more on that later), and another day Lincoln Center is launching yet another series of Indian films. Yesterday, the Film Society of Lincoln Center, in partnership with the IAAC and the Indian […]