Category archives for: Bollywood

Manoj Bajpayee’s ‘Silence…can you hear it?’ premieres on March 26 on Zee5

Mumbai, 16 February 2021: ZEE5 Global, the largest OTT platform for South Asian content, leads the way when it comes to producing original content across genres. The platform has produced some of the most engaging web series and films since inception. Starting 2021 with back to back successful releases from Nail Polish, Kaagaz to Jeet […]

ये आँसू ! ….संतराम बजाज

अब आप कहेंगे कि ये क्या आँसुओं का रोना रोने आ गए| इतना सीरियस टॉपिक! एक तो करोना पीछा नहीं छोड़ रहा है और इस ने हमें आँसू बहाने पर मजबूर कर रखा है | कोई आँसू पोंछने वाला भी नहीं मिलता, सभी तो दुखी हैं इससे, और ऊपर से आप भी आंसूओं की याद […]

Film Mehrunisa has women fighting deep-rooted patriarchy

By Neeru Saluja Writer-director Sandeep Kumar has created history with his film ‘Mehrunisa’ by casting an 88-year-old actress in the lead role. For actress Farrukh Jaffar the lead role was a first in her 40-year film career which has included movies like Umrao Jaan, Peepli Live and Gulabo Sitabo.  An  Austrian  production  shot  in  the  […]

“It was a joy to unleash the tiger in actor Adarsh Gourav” – director Ramin Bahrani

By Neeru Saluja Is there is a white tiger lurking in every corner of India, roaring to tell their story? How big is the gap separating the servant class from the rich class? Can the story of servitude in the film ‘White Tiger’ allow “the rooster to escape the coop?” Needless to say that this […]

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. […]

‘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 […]

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