Singam 2: Too Lite

First time in all my Tamil movie-watching in New York and New Jersey, I witnessed in person Friday night that massive hero worship of Tamil film fans.  When the opening credits of Singam 2 started rolling, folks were already clapping and whistling, and when Surya appeared on screen for the first time, they burst into […]

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and a late arrival to the party

When I learned back in winter, remarkably via the impenetrable wall formed by his agent’s office, that Art Malik was to play Milkha Singh’s father in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, I thought it was indeed an interesting choice. Milkha Singh was born in Faisalabad, Pakistan, just some 300 kilometers from where Malik himself […]