Cinema

Series – Cinema Maestros and Iconic Films of India
Dangal Review: Was it really the best film of 2016?

Dangal Review: Was it really the best film of 2016...

December 29, 2016

While the massive buzz generated by the Aamir Khan-starrer Dangal keeps the queues growing outside theatres, the Christmas release is far from the best Bollywood has had to offer this year. Though a blockbuster in making, the film is critically mediocre.

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Five Bollywood films that will compel you to travel

Five Bollywood films that will compel you to trave...

December 28, 2016

Indian movies and exotic destinations have had a long affair. Here are five Bollywood flicks from contemporary times that are travel-inspired and kick audiences off couches, compelling them to go out and explore.

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Top 5 highest-grossing Bollywood blockbusters of 2016

Top 5 highest-grossing Bollywood blockbusters of 2...

December 23, 2016

Over the last couple of years, Indian cinema has witnessed its directors slowly wafting away from the regular conventional rom-coms and leaning in towards a flood of biopics and thrillers, and the diverse Indian audience seems to enjoy it, as the box-office collections of these f...

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5 unconventional Bollywood films of 2016 worth watching

5 unconventional Bollywood films of 2016 worth wat...

December 22, 2016

Defining a society, cinema is probably the strongest medium to record an era, a time or in the most articulate way, a year. Indian cinema is fast catching up the habit of presenting unconventional stories in the most lucid approach for the national as well as global cinephiles.

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Befikre: A fun film with a weak plot

Befikre: A fun film with a weak plot

December 13, 2016

The much-awaited Bollywood flick, Befikre managed to grab the attention with its trailers, showcasing the French backdrop throughout, lively tracks and a peppy spirit. However, the film opened to mixed reactions. While for some it is a fun watch, others found the story line weak.

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Le charme éternel de Madhubala, la « Marilyn Monroe de l’Inde »

Le charme éternel de Madhubala, la « Marilyn Mon...

December 12, 2016

Madhubala (1933-1969) est une de ces grandes actrices dont les Indiens se souviennent toujours avec émotion, pour ses rôles pleins de force et sa beauté fascinante. Parfois appelée la « Marilyn Monroe de l’Inde », l’actrice est morte à l’âge de 36 ans, comme la star...

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Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor go Befikre with Lido de Paris and Bateaux Parisiens

Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor go Befikre with Lid...

December 7, 2016

As people in India and France eagerly await the release of upcoming Bollywood flick ‘Befikre’, entirely shot in France, on December 9, actors Ranveer Singh and Vaani Kapoor along with the Lido dancers shared their shooting experiences in Lido de Paris, Bateaux Parisiens, Cham...

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Anatomy of Violence

Anatomy of Violence

December 5, 2016

An investigation of India’s most notorious gang rape, Deepa Mehta’s Anatomy of Violence was hailed as the most creative outlet for dialogue in Toronto this November. The film indicts the society that breeds rapists and instigates gender violence. Canada-based filmmaker Deepa ...

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National anthem made mandatory before film screenings in India

National anthem made mandatory before film screeni...

December 2, 2016

In a bid to inject a nationalistic fervour among the citizens of India, the Supreme Court has instructed all cinema hall operators in the country to play the Indian national anthem before screening films.

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