The Zoya Factor – Script is the Missing X-Factor

I would like to mention Sucharita Tyagi of Film Companion here – she said the bar is pretty low when it comes to films, and I agree. For a few months, we got to see some films that made us wish for more (Manikarnika, Avengers Endgame, etc.) But films like Bharat, Batla House, Saaho haven’t... Continue Reading →

Batla House – More room for the script

I have often believed that movies serve just one purpose - entertainment. And I was proved wrong. Movies, or entertainment content, invoke a sense of feeling that you otherwise don't. Like, say, you had zero ideas what radiation is but HBO's Chernobyl mini-series woke your inner curious cat and now you have read some 400... Continue Reading →

Technology is a vicious circle

Technology isn’t a new word, especially in 2019. Everyone owns at least one piece of tech, like a smartphone, a laptop, or a smartwatch. We hardly care about how and where these innovations happen. Earn, buy, and spend has become the ideology of people and it isn’t bad in any way. I change my phone... Continue Reading →

The Sky Is Pink…So are my cheeks!

The 3-minutes long trailer beautifully shows how a family holds their shit together even when the world around them is crumbling apart. Films like these better express the emotions of our fellow countrymen, which is often not discussed given the nature of the topic’s sensitivity or the taboo surrounding it.

An abandoned purse and a packet of chips

People of Mumbai traveling to and from work are definitely aware about local trains and how jaded yet holistic it is. A distance of 43 kilometers can be covered in just a few minutes, given that you hop onto an accurate train. I've never enthusiastically spoken about this particular mode of transport, so why am... Continue Reading →

I am a TEA-totaller

World is a vicious circle, which witnesses infinite possibilities. People are addicted to drugs, some to alcohol; nerds are established book readers or computer experts. While today's plague points at cell phone addiction (which every smartphones owner is), I'm a tea addict. Yes! Not alcohol, neither drugs but tea. Known as chai in Hindi, my... Continue Reading →

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