Godard – bout de souffle

“He who jumps into the void owes no explanation to those who stand and watch.” Breathless a 1960 film which rewrote the film grammar and the director who offered a new vision to the world of cinema bid adieu. A man started his career as a film critic and introduced a whole new grammar toContinue reading “Godard – bout de souffle”

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MC TOD FOD YOU ARE GONE TOO SOON

Gully Boy a film which offered identity to Indian underground rappers considered as a milestone in Bollywood. Zoya Akthar directed a film inspired by a small local group of rappers one of them was Dharmesh Parmar aka MC Tod Fod. Swadeshi a multilingual Hip-Hop group grew in Mumbai DDC Chawl, a Gujrathi and Hindi rapperContinue reading “MC TOD FOD YOU ARE GONE TOO SOON”

Make Your Photo A Memory

‘A picture speaks a thousand words’ somebody said long back. I believe it is true only if you have a thought behind it. We live with visual language. Every day we see so many objects but we remember very few as only they attract us. The same thing I would like to talk about isContinue reading “Make Your Photo A Memory”

Yearend Musing

Merry Christmas 2021        Suddenly a popup came as a Christmas sale! It put a wave of excitement through my body. I looked into the mirror. I took a close look at myself. It has been a year since last Christmas I saw the green red caps and Santa masks. Every year the town celebratesContinue reading “Yearend Musing”

Yearend Musing – Thanks for Supporting Me

I take this occasion and this platform to connect to you and express my feeling with you all. Simple thanks may not be enough to convey my warm feelings. I am indebted to your love and support of my blog by reading and liking what you gave me. I the love Word Press platform. IContinue reading “Yearend Musing – Thanks for Supporting Me”

You will never walk alone Gerry Marsden

The chill wind of December and rising worry, remind me of the song ‘you will never walk alone’, Garry Marsden British singer-songwriter and musician gave us an immortal song. A contemporary to Beatles who rocked swinging 60s. Gerry and the Pacemakers were formed in 1959 and went till 1966. Then he moved to Television, TVContinue reading “You will never walk alone Gerry Marsden”

Dolly Parton – Coat of Many Colors

The direct from the heart Dolly Patron penned this song, is inspired by her own childhood experiences. Dolly Patron made history with her talent and songs. Today in 2021 when I was strolling Pune city I came across these people. The infants in the cart, staring at balloons and toys. It seemed like it wasContinue reading “Dolly Parton – Coat of Many Colors”

Guru Dutt

Since my college days when professors talked about Gurudutt it was a mystery around his work. I read many article about his life and the stories. Calendars changed cinema travelled from celluloid to digital. In 2005 V K Murthy awarded IIFA life time achievement award and 2010 Dadasaheb Phalke award. I have great regards forContinue reading “Guru Dutt”

Bollywood Journey of Last Two Decades

We always feel, this decade has passed fast. Let’s linger back on some moments.  When the decade began it was a curiosity, who will lead this decade? Who will be the star for this decade? Many talents donned the directorial chair for the first Vijay Lalwani with Karthik Calling Karthik, Parmeet Sethi with Badmaash Company,Continue reading “Bollywood Journey of Last Two Decades”