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Abhay Kumar’s Placebo

Not every storyteller is ambitious, but Abhay Kumar certainly is and if you watch Placebo you might realise it. If you have been following MAMI over the years you would perhaps know that Abhay and his shorts have been a regular feature of the festival. I have been wanting to watch Placebo, for a long…

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How can you watch a movie alone?

How can you watch a movie alone? This is a question which I often encounter, let me tell you that I had been dodging this question when I was a lot younger. When you are young, your choices are not exactly mainstream, so then you are bound to watch most movies alone. Let me put it…

Ae Dil Hai Mushkil

Missing Roots in Bollywood

As I was watching the trailer of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, what struck me was yet again it is a Karan Johar film which is not rooted anywhere. It is not rooted locally or in the cultural milieu that we are familiar with.I may be wrong about the movie and will reserve my opinion till the…