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Miscellaneous - Reviews

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  •     Devi
    Devi (1960), chronologically the sixth film in Satyajit Ray’s prolific career, is an important milestone in the maestro’s film-making....
  •     Prakash and Mandakini Amte - A journey to cherish
    Interviewing Prakash and Mandakini Amte in Dubai was an enlightening experience....
  •     Dr. Prakash Baba Amte
    The life-story of Prakash Amte and his wife Mandakini is not only amazing; it is inspiring. ...
  •     Aparajito
    Satyajit Ray’s Apu-trilogy is an automatic selection in almost every major survey listing greatest all-time classics....
  •     The Good Road
    When a regional film gets selected as the Indian entry for the Oscars, (and that too after toppling a strong contender backed by Bollywood heavyweights!), one is bound to be curious....
  •     Tingya - An Experience To Behold
    Tingya belongs to that rare category of films, which not only touches your heart but also stirs your soul deep within! Watching this film is realizing how little do we know or care for the lives of millions of poor and underprivileged Indian farmers ...
  •     Harischandrachi Factory - A Modern Classic
    *(I saw this movie just a few days ago at a special screening in Dubai at a half-filled theatre hall. The pre- screening publicity was not properly attended to and the result was a disappointingly low turn-around. But those who attended were the luck...
  •     Peepli Live Versus Gabhricha Paus
    The mere cold stats tell us that over last decade or so, approximately 200,000 Indian farmers have committed suicides and around 9 million have left farming profession altogether. Globalization and corporatization of farming, besides the vagaries of ...
  •     Bal Gandharva
    To cinematically encapsulate a legendary artiste’s life in 2 odd hours is not an easy task. It is even more difficult when the life-story began in an era almost 125 years ago. But Marathi film Bal Gandharva manages the difficult feat quite admirabl...
  •     Pather Panchali
    What can I say about Pather Panchali that hasn’t been already said? This debut film of Satyajit Ray, the first part of his masterful ‘Apu trilogy’ has been acclaimed as one of the greatest films of all time. Almost every critic who matters has ...
  •     Kaak-sparsh - A Riveting Film
    Since the time he channelized his energy full time into Marathi cinema, Mahesh Manjrekar has contributed a lot to the Marathi cinema’s resurgence. His productions (Mee Shivaji Raje Bhosle Boltoy, Lalbaug-Parel, Shikshanachya Aaicha Gho and Fakt Lad...
  •     Deool - A temple worth visiting!
    After all, who are we but mere specs on the universe’s vast canvas of time and space? Over the centuries the people, their life-styles and their thought processes have kept changing. What was in vogue yesterday has often become obsolete today and w...
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