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Ritesh Batra’s workshop with casting directors Atul Mongia (Queen) and Seher Latif (The Lunchbox, Fast and Furious 7)

A workshop was conducted by  Ritesh Batra’s production company Poetic License with India’s brightest and media shy Casting Directors, Atul Mongia (Queen, Lootera, Shaghai, Titli) and Seher Latif (Lunchbox, Tigers, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel part 1 and 2, Fast and Furious 7, Zero Dark Thirty, Eat Pray Love) on March 27 at Excelsior Cafe in Fort. 

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Dibakar Banerjee’s Films: A Look Back

Note – I have tried to keep the reviewy-ness to a minimum and focus more on my interpretation of the films plus a bit of ranting. Let me commit a blasphemy by starting this article on Dibakar Banerjee’s film by stealing a bit from that gift to misunderstood-<insert masturbation joke>-mankind called Kya Cool Hain Hum…

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Kuttram Kadithal: Trailer

Bramma.G‘s (writer-director) debut Tamil film Kuttram Kadithal (The Punishment) has been making all the right moves of late. Having been reasonably successful in the film festival circuit, the film recently got declared as the Best Tamil film in the 62nd National Film Awards. Produced by J. Satish Kumar and Christy Siluvappan, the cast includes Master Ajay, Radhika…

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Timepass 2: Trailer

Timepass which released in early 2014 went on to become the all time biggest blockbuster in Marathi Cinema (with Lai Bhaari breaking it’s record later in the year) making writer-director Ravi Jadhav all the more popular. The film which spoke of the romance between 2 teenagers, Dagdu (Prathamesh Parab) and Prajakta (Ketaki Mategaonkar) was loosely…

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Nirbaak: Trailer

National Award winning writer-director Srijit Mukherji is now ready with his latest Bengali film,Nirbaak (Speechless). The film was in the news from the time it was launched,being Sushmita Sen‘s 1st Bengali film. Produced by Shree Venkatesh Films, Nirbaak also features Anjan Dutt, Jisshu Sengupta and Ritwick Chakraborty. The music (BGM) is by Neel Dutt while…


Southpaw: Trailer

Southpaw is an upcoming American sports drama film directed by Antoine Fuqua and written by Kurt Sutter. The film stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whitaker, and Rachel McAdams.The film is believed to depict a boxer’s struggle to achieve stardom, while his life falls apart around him. Jake Gyllenhaal who is fresh from his critical acclaim for ‘Night…

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Visaaranai: Trailer

National Award winning writer-director Vetrimaaran,known for films like Polladhavan (2007) and Aadukalam (2011) is now back with his next film Visaaranai (inquiry) which is produced by him along with Dhanush. Featuring Attakathi Dinesh, Kishore,Aadukalam Murugadoss, Anandhi, Samuthirakani etc, the film is supposedly based on real incidents and is a hard hitting tale of a group…