Begum Jaan Movie Review: Of Women Behaving Badly

Partition and Prostitution are two plot devices that can ensure a hard hitting cinematic experience if handled with restraint, and end up making a mockery of human tragedy and resilience, if handled without finesse. Therefore, when the promos of Begum Jaan showed up, one ended up being intrigued. A tale set during the partition involving…

Zulfiqar: Trailer

Zulfiqar is a forthcoming Bengali crime drama from Srijit Mukherji which is based on adaptation of two of William Shakespeare’s tragedies: Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra. Produced by Shree Venkatesh Films, the film has a huge ensemble cast comprising of Prosenjit Chatterjee, Dev, Parambrata Chatterjee, Jisshu Sengupta, Ankush Hazra, Koushik Sen, Rahul, Arunoday Banerjee, Kanchan…

The Best of Indian Cinema in 2015: A Perspective

2015 has been an interesting year overall for Indian Cinema, there have been a lot of films across languages which appealed to both the audience and critics alike. Writers and filmmakers seem to have shown their willingness to explore a variety of topics, often surprising people in the process. As for Hindi Cinema it was…

Rajkahini: Trailer

After the wonderful Nirbaak earlier this year, Srijit Mukherji is back with his next film Rajkahini which will be released during Durga Puja this year. Featuring an ensemble cast which includes 11 major female characters, Rajkahini is produced by Shree Venkatesh Films and is a tale that is based during 1947 when India gains freedom…

Welcome Zindagi: Trailer

Marathi Cinema which of late has been remaking films from other languages,especially Malayalam has now turned to Bengali Cinema as well. Written and directed by Srijit Mukherji, Hemlock Society (2012) was quite well received commercially and critically. Now it has been remade in Marathi as Welcome Zindagi, which is written by Ganesh Matkari and directed…

Nirbaak (2015) Movie Review: Shades of Love

Srijit Mukherji is a prolific Bengali filmmaker, since his debut he has made a film every year, sometimes even two films in a year. He has been dabbling with various genres successfully, this time he brings us to Nirbaak (Speechless). Nirbaak deals with the core emotion of love, can only humans love? What is love?…

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…