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Bachchan turns 71 and more!

India’s super-mega-star turned 71 on October 11, with the nicest gift being his toddler grand-daughter singing ‘Happy Birthday!’

Far from Besharam

So you’ve all seen Besharam by now, but did you know that its lead star Pallavi Sharda is a Melbourne girl?

Take the warning… stay away!

Water waste of time! Slasher movies work best on terra-firma where girls in a state of disrobed desperation make a dash for safety

Dark, sinister, devastating

There are the dark unexplored regions of the psyche that experimental cinema reifies, even for an audience that doesn't want to...

Desolation , Loneliness…Perfection!

In Mrinal Sen's Khandhar, desolation was defined and epitomized as much by Shabana Azmi's face and physicality as it was by the architectural ruins

Road to an Oscar?

Debut feature filmmaker Gyan Correa's Gujarati film The Good Road has been chosen to represent India in the best foreign film category

Flat characters, stilted performances in forgettable flick

While watching light-hearted love stories also known as ‘rom-coms’, two reactions come to mind: ‘What next?’ and ‘Who cares?’

Taut, tense, tactile and terrific

Viewing John Day has the thrill of discovering an unexpected little gem. It doesn’t matter where writer-director Ahishor Solomon got the raw material for this gripping cat-and-mouse tale

Avenging avatar for Kangna

From a gangster's girlfriend to schizophrenic, to spunky small town girl, actress Kangna Ranaut has portrayed a variety of characters on the screen in the past seven years

Timely wake-up call for a wounded nation

Satyagraha: Timely wake-up call for a wounded nation, writes SUBHASH K. JHA