Dedh Ishqiya

Dedh Ishqiya Movie Review: Love and a half

Sanwaar nok palak abruon mein kham kar de, Gire pade hue lafzon ko mohtaram kar de This is one of the few couplets from many a Dr. Bashir Badr’s poems this film borrows. And no, I am not someone who is strong at literature. And no, had Abhishek Chaubey and co. not mentioned during the…

Prasoon Joshi: A 'GULZAR' In The Making?

Woh noor ka jharna hai Main pyaas puraani Maine aankh se ghattak liya Uss husn ka paani Usse takte takte takte umar guzaaroon Koi aur khayal jo aaye jhat se utaaroon Ishq karoon ya karoon ibaadat Ikko hi gal ai.. These wonderful lines from the song Mera Yaar of Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, pushed me into…

Satya and Ram Gopal Varma: The Journey Begins Part 1

My name is Apurva Asrani. I am a film editor. My job profile includes receiving shooting rushes and putting together a cohesive film. I attempt to choose the most honest moments in the material to string together a tableau of scenes. I try to work at proper punctuation. i.e moving around silences, action, music and…

Dil Se… Sincerely

There have been blogs, haters, lovers, detractors, and saviors. To an extent even my father is not really fond of “Dil Se”. There was once a Mani Ratnam blogathon on MadAboutMoviez. And of course there were fans, there are fans including me. And there was once a discussion amongst us writers of this site, regarding…

Wait For Rahman "Jab Tak Hai Jaan" Music Review

Alright, so we have Yash Chopra, AR Rahman, Gulzar and all the biggest names of bollywood coming together to make a film, where Yash Chopra himself has said earlier that songs are the highlights of his films. So expectations from the music surpass the expectations from the film automatically, at-least as far as I am…

Kya Dilli Kya Lahore-Trailer

Kya Dilli Kya Lahore is an interesting title for a film and thankfully the premise and the trailer also do justice to the trailer. Produced by Karan Arora ( also the co-director ) Kya Dilli Kya Lahore also marks the directorial debut of actor Vijay Raaz who plays one of the 3 main characters in…