The film leaves much to be desired, writes Nishi Tiwari. The Wikipedia entry of Sahil Prem’s dance movie Mad About Dance describes the film as ‘Essentially a dance film, it focuses on the youth, their dreams, anxieties, disappointments and hopes for their future.’ And while on a superficial level that may be true, the film unfortunately leaves much to be desired. Written and directed by Prem, the film also stars him, alongside the beautiful Amrit Maghera, in the lead role. Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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Satyamev Jayate's newest episode -- Accepting Alternative Sexualities -- was a commendable effort to bring the discourse on Section 377 of the Indian Constitution on a mainstream platform, says Nishi Tiwari.Remember the euphoric wave that swept across the Indian LGBT community and its sympathisers when the Delhi High Court decriminalised homosexuality in 2009?While it was hailed as a harbinger of better things for this marginalised section, the celebration soon proved to be tragically ...Rediff.com, 4 days ago Liked the first episode of Satyamev Jayate 3? VOTE! Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
To lose a loved one in a matter of seconds or hear stories of them bleeding to death on a busy road are things few people would want to ignore -- especially if your Sunday ritual now involves watching Satyamev Jayate, writes Nishi Tiwari. "Road accidents or murder?" asked the impassioned second episode of Satyamev Jayate 3. The show opened with the Shailesh Shetye of Mumbai, who recounted the dreadful accident he was in a few years ago that claimed the lives of his pregnant wife, his ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
'My parents weren’t very ambitious for my career. All they wanted for me was a secure future. So they figured if someone is paying me for my work and I’m not asking them for money, I must be doing something right.' India's foremost ad guru, award-winning lyricist, and scriptwriter turns 46 today. A creative adult is the child who survived, says Ursula K Le Guin, American author of novels, short stories, and children’s books. Prasoon Joshi was all of 17 when his first ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Sir Richard Attenborough, who gave us the greatest biopic on Gandhi that ever existed, passed away at the age of 90 on August 24. On the film's 30th anniversary in 2012, seven key members from its cast and crew had recounted their magical days on the Gandhi sets. We reproduce the special feature here. Richard Attenborough's award-winning film Gandhi turned 30 on November 30, 2012.Starring Ben Kingsley in perhaps his best role, the film featured some of India's most talented actors, ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The Hundred-Foot Journey is reduced to plot holes and factual inaccuracies of surprisingly epic proportions, writes Nishi Tiwari. When I think of Om Puri in a Hollywood film, Ayub Khan-Din’s brilliant 1999 film East Is East comes to mind.The delightful British comedy-drama showcased Puri as a conflicted Pakistani patriarch raising a family in England, a role that he played with the exceptional flair we have come to associate with his acting over the years.In ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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