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When hope and sunshine belie struggle

There is a disarming idealism at the heart of this inspirational tale told without frills of fancy. The flights of daring that the protagonist Naina Mathur (Rani Mukerji) undertakes never seem irrelevant. On many occasions the plot veers towards a sweeping sentimentality that, given other circumstances, would be considered manipulative. Not here.

Living in the margins

Melb-based Mayur Katariya wins Best First Time Filmmaker award for his take on India’s trans community

Movie Review: Veere Di Wedding

A joyride, a designer's delight and not quite the air-headed experience it proclaims to be, says Subhash K Jha

Film Review – Kedarnath: The fury of nature

SUBHASH K. JHA takes on Kedarnath: The fury of nature

Badhaai Ho: Refreshingly honest and entertaining

Badhaai Ho is an astutely handled, slice of life drama that keeps you entertained, writes TROY REBEIRO.

Justifying the male gaze and its violence

APARNA ANANTHUNI reviews Jacques Audiard’s award-winning Dheepan, which screened at the Human Rights Arts & Film Festival in Melbourne in May 2017

Film review: Andhadhun

For most of its length, Andhadhun functions so efficiently that we put the cause and its effects on hold and go with the action.

We are family, hum sath sath hain

A new short film, Vatsalyam explores cross cultural parenting experiences. USHA RAMANUJAM ARVIND writes

An Aussie tale of Indian film royalty

Melbourne’s Peter Dietze shares a family legacy that goes back to Indian cinema’s pioneering days with the new Bombay Talkies exhibition. PREETI JABBAL reports

Isn’t It Romantic: Why, Priyanka Chopra, why?

First things first. What is Priyanka Chopra doing playing a frisky floozie in this bird-turd of a film?