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Bombay Velvet: A Quick Review

If you give Anurag Kashyap Rs. 20 Cr and 100 characters he makes a critically acclaimed film. And if you give him Rs. 100 Cr and 20 characters he makes a critically maligned film. But that doesn’t mean that he makes a bad film. Its just that the standards set by him are so high,…

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Bombay Velvet Movie Review: Ellipses and Environment

Delightful, completely irrelevant, note about circumstance: I went into this movie completely uninitiated; all I knew that there was a new Anurag Kashyap movie coming out some time around now, and that it had Karan Johar. The plan was concocted over drinks at Irish House in Kala Ghoda, and we went to Regal because it…

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Bombay Velvet: Worth To Be A Big-Shot?

“Apan ko jo bhi mangta hai, sab log bolte hai apan ke aukat ke bahar hai. Apan ko apan ka aukat badalne ka hai.” This was what Anurag Kashyap might have been going through inside his head, before making this multi-starrer blockbuster. And oh well, was it able to gain that aukat? Set in a…

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Queen Movie Review

What kind of feelings would you succumb to, if your long ’emotionally’ endearing courtship with your lover ends, on the eve of your marriage, because your fiancee suddenly dumped you, pulling a lame excuse? What if you were shy, timid, semi-urban Delhi girl, who has been tuned to say “yes’ to everything in the name…