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If Mahabharata was a big budget Bollywood movie…

IR #076 I grew up watching the Mahabharata series on TV brought to us by B.R Chopra and Ravi Chopra, not the modern renditions on the various TV channels today. It caught my imagination and was glued to every one of the 45 minute episodes. The popularity was so high that you could also rent… Continue reading If Mahabharata was a big budget Bollywood movie…

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Best villain characters ever in Malayalam movies

IR #074 Malayalam cinema has managed to roll out some truly memorable characters in the past many decades. Some of them made you cry, some made you roll around in splits, some made you think and some made you want to be like them. Then there are some characters that have so much negativity written… Continue reading Best villain characters ever in Malayalam movies

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Management lessons from Kung Fu Panda

IR #069 I love the Kung Fu Panda movies. Now with the third installment set to hit the screens in Dubai next week (it has already been released in the USA), I decided to have a Kung Fu Panda marathon the other day just to stay updated with the storyline. Watching the first part made… Continue reading Management lessons from Kung Fu Panda

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Filmfare awards ceremony does nothing more than showcase mediocrity

IR #063 A lot has been said on this topic and I rarely paid heed to much of what was said or written because of 2 reasons. I felt that Bollywood hardly makes movies with new concepts anymore. If anyone felt that non commercial cinema can make an impact on the awards scene battling mainstream… Continue reading Filmfare awards ceremony does nothing more than showcase mediocrity

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#OscarsSoWhite… So what??

IR #059 I have been following the #OscarsSoWhite¬†debate with fluctuating interest. I finally decided to write about it after I read that Chris Rock has decided not depart from his duties of hosting the awards this year. He will instead rewrite his whole monologue to address the issue of the lack of diversity in the… Continue reading #OscarsSoWhite… So what??