Ondu Motteya Kathe: Trailer

Directed by Raj B. Shetty and presented by Pawan Kumar of Lucia and U-Turn fame, Ondu Motteya Kathe is a forthcoming Kannada feature film that is produced by Pawan Kumar and Suhan Prasad. Featuring Raj B. Shetty himself in the lead, the film talks of a young bald man trying to find his soulmate, who would…

Shuddhi Movie Review: The Dawn of Durga

Given that a good number of debutant directors usually prefer to stick to a safe subject that’s audience and box-office friendly, it was a bit of a surprise when the promo of Shuddhi showed up on YouTube in February, and ended up garnering a massive number of views, and considering that the subject matter involves…

Shuddhi: Trailer

Adarsh Eshwarappa‘s Shuddhi is a forthcoming Kannada film which is the the story of an American girl’s spiritual journey in India, after she befriends two female journalists who are fighting against the country’s lenient Juvenile Justice Act. Produced by Nandini Madesh & Madesh T. Bhaskar, the film features Niveditha, Lauren Spartano, Amrutha Karagada in the lead. Andrew Aiello…

The Best of Indian Cinema in 2016: A Perspective

Let me begin by honestly admitting that 2016 was a lukewarm year for Indian Cinema, at least that would be something that I firmly believe in. Be it Bollywood/Hindi cinema or any of the regional language film industries, things were largely subdued for a major part of the year. Be it businesswise or with respect…

Railway Children: Trailer

Prithvi Konanur‘s Kannada film Railway Children was showcased recently at the Mumbai Film Festival. It is inspired by the real incidences experienced by the NGO Sathi and from the research book “Rescuing Railway Children” by Lalitha Iyer and Malcolm Harper. This film makes an honest attempt to explore the intimate realities of platform survival. The film explores…