An actor's ability to adapt to external physical stimulus is what makes him great, and what more encouragement does anyone need than to be placed inside a cage with a lion! This is magnificent stuff from the great man himself, Charlie Chaplin.
'Withnail and I' talks about a problem that is probably the most central to my life - that of growing up. As a kid, to me grown ups were all about leading a humdrum life deliberately doing boring things when they could really be enjoying. The whole hub-bub about being a grown up and being... Continue Reading →
Part 1: Memoirs It is hard to concentrate Indian cinema in one space; any space - geographical, textual or even visual. With so many different languages and genres being shot out of varied political and physical regions of the Indian nation, it is impossible to define or classify Indian cinema as a single comprehensive unit.... Continue Reading →
Having grown up on a healthy dose of Satyajit Ray's cinema, it would be really difficult for me to name one favourite Ray film. Even though I would probably go with Aparajito, in my mind I am not sure if Charulata, Pather Panchali, Aranyer Din Ratri aren't as great as Aparijto. Then there is his... Continue Reading →
Celebrating May day & Manna Dey's birthday!