Gulabo Sitabo Movie Review

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Gulabo Sitabo, directed by Shoojit Sircar and written by Juhi Chaturvedi had become a landmark film even before its release. That's because it was the first big Bollywood film that had decided to release via online streaming on Amazon Prime Video. So for the first time in my life, I sat down with my family and enjoyed a movie premiere, from the comfort of my home. In case anyone is wondering, let me tell you, Gulabo Sitabo is as enjoyable from the cosy corner of your home, as it would be on the big screen.  ... 

Thugs of Hindostan Official Trailer

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This is the stuff that film lore is made of. Aamir Khan and Amitabh Bachchan together for the first time. It is surprising how this did not happen sooner. Thugs of Hindostan official trailer was just released and it is clearly a mega film for everyone associated with it. ... 

13 most memorable bike scenes in Hindi Cinema

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Hindi cinema has always had a strong relationship with two-wheelers especially motorcycles, but scooters and even mopeds have featured in some memorable sequences over the years. Though I have used the word bikes in the title, the list contains scenes involving bikes, scooters and mopeds. Personally, I have always been a huge fan of motorcycles because, for me, riding one feels like nirvana. I get this weird sense of being in control of my life, turning whichever way I feel like. Bollywood too has used them as much more than mere props, at times to add machismo, other times as an integral part of the personification of character being depicted. ... 

Growing up with Cinema

My journey with films started in 1987 when my parents took me to the theater for the first time . They had purposely bought tickets to the night show because it would be easy to manage with a 3 yr old when he is asleep. As soon as the screen lit up I got up on my seat, eyes wide open in amazement and asked my parents “Itna bada T.V., yeh chalta kahan se hai??” and my parents pointed upwards to the projector room from where a faint glare was coming into the large theater. Sleep was nowhere to be seen in my eyes that night, only the joy of watching something magical. My mom kept trying to force a milk bottle in my mouth and I kept pushing it away with all my might, eyes glued to the giant screen. Maybe if the film had been boring my enthusiasm would have died down, but how could it be, after all it was Mr. India, one of the finest films in Indian Cinema. ...