The most complete human being in this world is a ‘Woman’. I think it is not a question of ‘why’, the more important question is ‘why not’. ‘Bhumika’ is a dazzling portrayal of a woman who despite all the talent and prowess, struggles in a world which is dominated by man and his patriarchal legacy.Continue reading “The Role of a Woman”
If anyone across the globe has a fondness towards Tamil playback music and music in general, then SPB should be a regular feature in your playlist. Perhaps, the most versatile and mellifluous voice in the modern generation, his flair remains untouched and undisputed. Today, is a sad day. We have lost the voice. This PandemicContinue reading “The Eternal Voice”
We fight for intangible values in life. The most being, relationships. We value relationships like gold, and it is also the most vulnerable aspect of the human DNA. Perhaps, the most powerful and fragile concept in human lives is ‘Relationship’. A very simple term with complex overtures. It is simple because inherently, human beings adoreContinue reading “How does this work?”
We don’t go searching for eternal presence. It lives with us, within us. In some form, in some way, in a language that is beyond our comprehension. At unexpected places, in startling situations, like a ‘bolt out of the blue’. Watch out for the signs that ooze brightness in the dawn of darkness.
A lazy, breezy and soothing soundtrack with a heart of gold. I am sure they will rekindle strings untouched, and will breathe hope in our lives. The title solo is a typical ARR, loaded with Rahman’s silky voice and peppy beats. Mohit Chauhan sizzles in ‘Taare Ginn’, Arijit Singh swoons with ‘Khulke Jeene Ka’, ‘Maskhari’Continue reading “Soulfully, yours.”
If you can’t change something, then the new norms are to reimagine and improvise. Let’s not forget, 2020 will exist, will be remembered and will go down in history as an extraordinary event that reshaped the world. 360 degrees, with perhaps the most fatal twist.
If you are in the edge and you run the show using your instincts and an indomitable spirit to protect your country, then the equation becomes binary. ‘Greyhound’ is a war film and precisely shot, a gripping and pulsating event comes live on screen with the enigmatic Tom Hanks. Tom is also credited with theContinue reading “War and Immortality”
Words don’t have a pattern, just like life. But as we start building them, they can end up with unique designs. Sometimes, you know what you are building. At times, you don’t. And, that’s where it gets interesting. I like toying with words, they are full of surprises and intrigue. Ditto, life.
It is apparently, everything in our lives. The source of sustenance, the reason to make excuses and live your life for those moments that remain etched forever. Hope.. When we are born, we don’t know it yet. We don’t understand the meaning of birth or life, we don’t even know that we exist. In fact,Continue reading “Word of the World”
Your films were not just films, they were emotions transcending borders and cultures. A master in portraying human relationships and political drama, you were adept in bringing the best out of stars and actors to deliver the content in a way that could live and breathe for generations to come. One of the finest storyContinue reading “The Auteur – Remembering you..”
No, please don’t take me for a blogger who only pens down Obituaries. In fact, I hate them because I hate saying goodbye, I don’t believe in goodbyes. But apparently, these are tough times and every morning, I get this bad feeling that we are going to lose people – people who are admired, peopleContinue reading “Rishi Kapoor – The ‘Charm’ is no more”