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”

Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye

November 17th 2000, my distant cousin Sunil was sipping tea. He was asking my mother if I could assist him in marriage video shooting. The answer was obvious ‘No’. I went to watch Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye. The film showcased marriage video making profession to be glamorous. The talkative characters reminded me 1968 Brahmachari.Continue reading “Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye”

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood 2019

It was first day first show, I was longing to watch this film. There were news and articles about this film but the nothing was clear. Quentin Tarantino declared this film is dedicated to Hollywood of 60s. I remember how the decade of 60s changed the world. Apolo landing on moon, air travel, Woodstock, RockContinue reading “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood 2019”

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”

 Web Series Reign in India  

While the exodus of the Indian audience away from their idiot boxes may well be underway, web series are slowly and steadily replacing television soap operas for the aam janta. But do we really step away from the mainstream? Do we give offbeat web series a chance after all? The shows like Permanent Roommates, TriplingContinue reading ” Web Series Reign in India  “

PIFF 2018

PIFF has opened its screens for world cinema in Pune. The film lovers are thrilled to watch the film from across the globe. This year PIFF was focusing on film which talks about human lives. The director of PIFF, Dr. Patel said in an exclusive interview; “As the socio-political situation around the world changes, cinemaContinue reading “PIFF 2018”

Record Store’s Day

Way back in 80s when music cassettes came in India, it was a favourite corner of home where music lovers use to store their trove of music. Music record labels like Sony, BMG Crescendo, TDK came to India. Indian giants like HMV, Venus, Tips and T-series have made their mark on customers. The craze of Juke Box music of 70sContinue reading “Record Store’s Day”

A New Film School: Dum Laga ke Haisha

             A family film, after a long time Bollywood has produced a family drama which holds a potential to entice audience to the edge of the seat. Unfortunately this film could not stand on theaters for a long time.  Dum Laga ke Haisha is made with US$2.4 million and generated US$4.8 million on boxContinue reading “A New Film School: Dum Laga ke Haisha”

Neologism

Every day we interact with our family, friends and collogue. Do we realize how many new words or combinations we coin? Very easily we slide our tongue and we twist it as per our mood. Let us take an example from English. It is very liberal and straight language. The meaning of the word doesContinue reading “Neologism”

MUSIC INDUSTRY AND YEAR 2018

This year is nearly passed. We are at the fag-end of this year. As the Diwali is over and X’mass shopping is in the air. Kids are packing their bags to join school. We are just felt this chill of this season. Every winter comes with a surprise. I would like to take a lookContinue reading “MUSIC INDUSTRY AND YEAR 2018”