Love Per Square Foot: Neither Here Nor There

As Netflix’s first official mainstream Bollywood release, Love Per Square Foot certainly had a lot of hopes and intrigue attached to it, given the streaming giant’s strong reputation for backing some great films in other markets. Anand Tiwari, known foremost as an...

Padmaavat Review: Underwhelming And Lifeless

Sanjay Leela Bhansali is something of a polarising filmmaker. While his lavish, extravagant style and immaculate attention to detail are undeniable, the common complaint is that it comes at the cost of a genuinely engaging storyline. Well, if he was accused of...

Review Roundup : Fukrey Returns

Tired of searching for worthwhile reviews of the latest Bollywood releases? Put off by the poor excuse for reviews many publications offer? Tired of hearing all Indian critics are useless and/or paid? Well for those seeking meaningful discussions about the movies from...

Review Roundup- Firangi

Tired of searching for worthwhile reviews of the latest Bollywood releases? Put off by the poor excuse for reviews many publications offer? Tired of hearing all Indian critics are useless and/or paid? Well for those seeking meaningful discussions about the movies from...

Qarib Qarib Singlle Review: A Charming, Heartwarming Romcom

Tanuja Chandra’s Qarib Qarib Singlle is a film to warm your heart, keep you smiling and forget your troubles. Despite being rough around the edges, it has all the right flavours of a wonderful Desi romcom from a roadtrip romance between two delightfully...

Judwaa 2 Review

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about what kind of place, if any, the ‘masala-comedy’ school of cinema – like that of David Dhawan – has in this day and age. While there’s nothing wrong with that brand of film, the question is...

Newton Review: A Scathing Look At Indian Democracy

Every so often, amongst all the fanfare, tent-poles, controversies and talk of box-office, there comes a gem of a film that makes those things feel all but redundant. Amit Masurkar’s Newton is one such film. Masurkar’s dark comedy, a scathing look at...

Haseena Parkar Review: Why Bollywood Is Considered A Bad Word

Ordinarily, Apoorva Lakhia’s Haseena Parkar would go down as just another forgettable mainstream clunk-fest but the hefty nature of its subject matter and importance of the story it tries to tell – of the rise of Dawood Ibrahim but more so his...