Shakespeare's Juliet wasn't wrong in asking, What's in a name? Right from numerology and astrology, to being embroiled in a controversy, there have been umpteen reasons for Bollywood movies to change their titles from time to time. While Anurag ... FilmFare.com, 1 week ago
Does Indian cinema have soft power? And is the new chief of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) messing with that? Here are some facts before we answer these questions. India is a free, liberal market for the creation and ...Business Standard India, 1 week ago
Spouse whisperers come in many guises, your job is to figure out who they are. Photo: Thinkstock What you need this Valentine's Day is not flowers or candles, but a spouse whisperer. What, you ask, is a spouse whisperer? Remember The Horse ...Livemint.com, 1 month ago
It is all mixed up. The Hindu right-wing wanted PK banned because they reckon it hurts Hindu sentiments. The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) did not think that the film, which mocks god-men does that. It however refused to give Messenger ...Mid Day, 2 months ago
It's heartening that PK is breaking box-office records in the face of controversy, but cultural terrorism must stop. Last week, in London, my friends insisted that I watch The Book of Mormon, a musical that has proved a monster hit in the West End ...Indian Express, 2 months ago
If we don't want a Hindu version of our neighbour, we must keep open minds -- even when what we hear or see is not what we like. Rajkumar Hirani's PK is a banal satire on godmen. An alien's remote control is stolen the moment he lands on earth. He is told that only god can help him. Desperate to go home, the alien (Aamir Khan) does whatever he is told -- pray, genuflect, offer money, to gods of different faiths. The Hindu right thinks PK denigrates Hinduism. There are calls ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Rajkumar Hirani's PK (2014) is a banal satire on godmen. An alien's remote control is stolen the moment he lands on earth. He is told that only god can help him. Desperate to go home, the alien (Aamir Khan) does whatever he is told - pray, ...Business Standard India, 2 months ago
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