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Satyagraha movie review

Satyagraha movie review: Predictable story spoon-fed with sincerity!

3 years ago 13
In his earnest attempt to capture the sorry state of our crippling nation where blatant corruption, social unrest and scams have become the order of the day, director Prakash Jha weaves a story that asks the right questions, but doesn’t quite succeed in producing a riveting cinematic treat In a heart-wrenching moment in the climax […] Read Article ▶
Did Aamir Khan’s Rang De Basanti inspire the Anna Hazare movement?

Did Aamir Khan’s Rang De Basanti inspire the Anna Hazare movement?

3 years ago 0
A new documentary titled Ru-Ba-Ru will depict the film’s impact on contemporary youth protests, and yes, Khan will be a part of it Aamir Khan’s film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak celebrated its silver jubilee recently, but his more impactful work in terms of social change is 2006’s Rang De Basanti (RDB). Directed by Rakeysh Omprakash […] Read Article ▶
Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro movie review: Revisiting the classic

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro movie review: Revisiting the classic

4 years ago 0
The 1983 classic that re-released this weekend is relevant even today with its funny take on corruption and politics Film: Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro; Cast: Naseerudin Shah, Ravi Baswani, Bhakti Bharve, Pankaj Kapur, Satish Shah, Om Puri, Neena Gupta; Director: Kundan Shah It was the year before prime minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated (1984). The nation […] Read Article ▶
Vikram Kapadia on the Anna Hazare and Bombay Tallkies connection

Vikram Kapadia on the Anna Hazare and Bombay Tallkies connection

4 years ago 0
The actor-director speaks on the connection between his successful play Bombay Tallkies and anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare (Continued) Vikram’s passion lies in theatre. His newest play Bombay Talkies went houseful on opening at the NCPA Centrestage Festival, and is running successfully all over India now. Vikram is ecstatic. “In 25 years in theatre, this has never […] Read Article ▶
‘Satyamev Jayate’ Independence Day episode: Was Aamir Khan’s show really successful?

‘Satyamev Jayate’ Independence Day episode: Was Aamir Khan’s show really successful?

4 years ago 29
Did Aamir Khan’s TV chat show work? The August 15 special episode traced the Satyamev Jayate team’s journey and the show’s impact As the familiar tune of Satyamev Jayate from Aamir Khan‘s chat show reverberated from the TV screens today, it took us back to the many Sundays we had spent watching the show and admiring the actor-turned-crusader. […] Read Article ▶
Anna Hazare watches ‘Gali Gali Chor Hai’ with Akshaye Khanna, Shriya Saran and Mugdha Godse

Anna Hazare watches ‘Gali Gali Chor Hai’ with Akshaye Khanna, Shriya Saran and Mugdha Godse

5 years ago 2
Social activist Anna Hazare is happy that the Akshay Khanna film supports his movement against corruption Around 2,000 villagers gathered at Ralegan Siddhi to watch the special screening of Rumi Jaffrey’s Gali Gali Chor Hai along with social activist Anna Hazare and actors Akshaye Khanna, Shriya Saran, Mugdha Godse and Annu Kapoor. The movie was […] Read Article ▶
Prakash Jha: The caste system exists in India!

Prakash Jha: The caste system exists in India!

5 years ago 0
Prakash Jha’s Aarakshan revolves around the reservation and caste system. In the times when the country is standing up against corruption, has this movie done its job? We question Prakash Jha… Prakash Jha calls himself the observer and chronicler of current times. Unlike others, he doesn’t believe in frivolous films. His likes his stories to […] Read Article ▶
BIGG BOSS 5: Swami Agnivesh excited to be on the show

BIGG BOSS 5: Swami Agnivesh excited to be on the show

5 years ago 0
Swami Agnivesh says he will be in a relaxed mood on the show and people will see a lighter side of him What would a saffron-clad, social activist, Arya Samaj leader do in the big, bad world of Bigg Boss? “Relax,” says Swami Agnivesh, who is geared up to reach out to India’s youth with […] Read Article ▶
Mohanlal under Indian Army scanner

Mohanlal under Indian Army scanner

5 years ago 0
Mohanlal had to face the wrath of the Indian Army, which is seeking the withdrawal of the title of Honorary Captain of the Territorial Army bestowed earlier on the actor Barely a few months after the much-publicised Income Tax raids, Mohanlal appears to be in the eye of yet another storm. Read Article ▶

Om Puri apologises for remarks on politicians

5 years ago 0
At 60, we expected Om Puri to have more discretion. Last Friday, as part of the Anna Hazare protest meet at the Ramlila Maidan in Delhi, he was passionate about his feelings against politicians. He said, “I feel ashamed when an IAS or IPS officer salutes a ganwar (illiterate) who is a neta (political leader). […] Read Article ▶
Anna, Ramdev have a Bollywood connection!

Anna, Ramdev have a Bollywood connection!

5 years ago 2
Anna Hazare or Baba Ramdev, everyone has a reason to protest. And here are some extremely creative ways in which some people have commented on some of the problems India is dealing with everyday… Yesterday we showed you an example of how people involved in popular movements take ‘inspiration’ from Bollywood either to further their […] Read Article ▶
Salman Khan is fit ‘n’ fine

Salman Khan is fit ‘n’ fine

5 years ago 14
Rumours of his hospitalisation were, well, just rumours Fans of Salman Khan panicked on the night of August 18, as rumours of the star being hospitalised in Mumbai floated on social networking sites. Read Article ▶
Prakash Jha: The caste system exists in India!

Prakash Jha: The caste system exists in India!

5 years ago 0
After exposing the ugly side of politics in Raajneeti, Prakash Jha has made another powerful drama centred on reservation and caste system. He talks about his new film and the issues it examines Prakash Jha calls himself the observer and chronicler of current times. Unlike others, he doesn’t believe in frivolous films. His likes his […] Read Article ▶