Category archives for: Bollywood

Tribhanga: (Netflix) Tedy Medhy Crazy

By Devaki Parthasarathy. 19 January, 2021 Normal 0 false false false EN-AU X-NONE X-NONE After many many positive reviews of time spent well, and armed with a cup of Turmeric & Almond Latte (Yes its a Dee special, I make at home) I sat down on Sunday night to watch this much awaited Kajol-Tanvi starrer. […]

An interview with the director of White Tiger

‘Nailpolish’ a movie worth watching with no time to polish your nails

By Devaki Parthasarathy NAIL POLISH, a tight scripted, fascinating & thought-provoking crime-legal thriller manages to sustain its twists and turns, without losing the crux. Popular, much-liked sports coach is accused of the heinous rape-and-murder of two children. But what seems to be an open-and-shut case, going by the evidence, turns into a murky story of […]

‘Badki’ of Hum Log, Seema Pahwa talks about her directorial debut ‘Ram Prasad Ki Tehrvi’

By Manju Mittal Do you remember ‘Badki’ of the serial ‘Hum Log’, played by Seema Bhargava Pahwa, a popular TV serial of the early 80’s. Badki or the eldest daughter of a middle-class family was a representative for millions of Indian girls who found themselves buried under the day to day house hold responsibilities. She […]

“I want to portray the feelings of as many women as I can through my acting” says actor Supriya Pathak

By Neeru Saluja Veteran actor Supriya Pathak is interested in telling influential stories of different women characters. The role maybe small or centric, it has to impact the audience and the story. And that is why we love her versatile characters. Be it the elegant ‘Shabnam’ in Bazaar, the hilarious Hansa in ‘Khichdi’, the egoistic […]

Local talent sings and dances for you, thanks to Pankaj

By Manju Mittal We in Sydney are getting to see talent coming up by way of singing, lyric writing, and who else to stitch together the two, rather three. Talent, singer and the poet in neat short music videos. Enter Pankaj Upadhayay, a film maker and a cinematographer from Kolkata. An award winning film maker […]

Jashn-e-Ghazal, a musical evening that celebrated the end of Covid

By Neena Badhwar In NSW, Covid-19 restrictions have just been lifted. Inside the Madison Function Lounge on December 6 it seems restrictions never existed. It was as if a nightmare had finally ended as the function centre buzzed with energy, singers Rachna Bhatnagar and Suhas Mahajan taking the centre stage. Sarshar playing Sarod, on the […]

Indian filmmaker Akshay Indikar wins APSA Young Cinema Award

The Asia Pacific Screen Academy (APSA) last night honoured filmmakers of the region at special Award Presentation on Australia’s Gold Coast. The moving presentation, held at Home of The Arts, was a celebration of cultural diversity through the region’s cinema as well as a powerful show of support for its future. The Young Cinema Award […]

‘Chitta – the evil white powder’ a local short film on drug abuse

Harjot Singh as the elder brother with Addy Singh as his druggie younger brother in ‘Chitta’ By Manju Mittal ‘Chitta’, is a sad story about a young man’s drug addiction and his elder brother’s attempt to help him get out of the habit. The short film is produced by a local Indian film maker Harjot […]

Thappad, Chhpaak and Shubh Mangal Saavdhaan make it to final nominations as Best Asian Films in AACTA Awards

Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar in Shubh Mangal Saavdhaan This year’s AACTA Industry Awards presented by Foxtel – previously known as the Industry Luncheon – will be broadcast for the first time exclusively via the AACTA ScreenFest website and Foxtel Arts at 6:30pm on Friday 27 November. With COVID restrictions in place AACTA has joined […]

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