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  • | March 16th, 2012

    CHAURAHEN movie review: Rich, layered yet light-hearted

    CHAURAHEN movie review: Rich, layered yet light-hearted

    The film is a masterstroke by director Rajshree Ojha
    The four stories, originally written by Nirmal Varma, come together in a mysterious melange of pain, longing and tentative redemption in Chaurahen. In her other film Aisha, director Rajshree Ojha gave us no clue of her affinity to such an intimate contact with the deepest recesses of the human heart. Aisha ended up being as shallow as its Jane Austen-derived protagonist. Dare we say the characters in Chaurahen are as thought-provoking as the writer-director’s vision of a life in the metros? Under the bustling soundtrack (from Rabindra Sangeet to Carnatic), there’s an all-pervasive stillness at the core of the stories that crisscross so effortlessly in Chaurahen. The characters are all living with ghosts, reluctant and afraid to let go of their past and live in the present. Each of the four stories is steeped in nostalgia, pain and a final redemption (the airport finale feels fake). Click here to read more