Cannes 2021 and Judoka A book by Thierry Fremaux

Cannes film festival has begun today and it will revitalize the film fraternity across the globe till 17th July 2021. Nothing could stop the Cannes film festival as it is just last year it was canceled. Usually, the Cannes film festival is held in May but this year it has been postponed to July. AllContinue reading “Cannes 2021 and Judoka A book by Thierry Fremaux”

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”

How DDLJ triggered world economy

The flights are landed for more than 2 months. The whole world is stand still. The positive development is, the world is going to open their business at local and then at national level step by step. Soon the international borders will be open but the fear of Covid19 may remain for a while. TheContinue reading “How DDLJ triggered world economy”

Don Quixote & Your Truly

Don Quixote novel is full of contradictions and paradox “One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of courage to reach the unreachable stars; and the world was better for this. –Don Quixote.” Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra writer of Don Quixote died on 22 April 1616. He was the contemporaryContinue reading “Don Quixote & Your Truly”

1917 by Sam Mendes

      1917 a film narrates a story uninterpreted by editing device like ‘cut’  One soldier sleeping under a tree and another wake him up. He stands up and they starts walking on camera and discuss about their work. Slowly as camera pulls back we see another soldiers resting or doing their daily routineContinue reading “1917 by Sam Mendes”

This is Not the End of the Book

A conversation curated by Jean-Philippe de Tonnac Umberto Eco Jean-Claude Carrière It is one of the precious books with offers a book like a family photo album. Every one of us has grown up with watching family album. Whenever we open it we relive the moments we lived.  When we read a novel we reliveContinue reading “This is Not the End of the Book”

Farid Camera Museum a Gem of Kondhwa

Farid Camera Museum a gem in Kondhwa, It has become a landmark. You will not find any information on Google or any app. It was my second visit this year to this museum. Mr. Farid and his son Mr. Ahmad warmly welcomed us. They showed each camera and other equipment enthusiastically to us. The wayContinue reading “Farid Camera Museum a Gem of Kondhwa”