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  • | September 23rd, 2011

    Shahid Kapoor & Sonam Kapoor age well in ‘Mausam’

    Shahid Kapoor & Sonam Kapoor age well in ‘Mausam’

    Unlike a lot of films spanning long periods of time, Pankaj Kapur’s characters in his first directorial feature go through a realistic physical transformation. How did Shahid Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor do it?
    Often in Bollywood filmmakers effortlessly weave time lapses into their stories, but don’t give a thought to the physical growth of their protagonists. For instance, in Saat Khoon Maaf, Priyanka Chopra has the chutzpah to look old and wrinkled, but her character’s physical metamorphosis from 17 to 70 is inconsistent. Drastic changes in her appearance don’t occur till she turns 50. But Mausam’s writer and director Pankaj Kapur ensures that his stars Shahid Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor consistently evolve externally through the ten-year long romance. Click here to read more

  • | September 23rd, 2011

    Sonam Kapoor’s fashion sense goes awry in ‘Mausam’

    Sonam Kapoor’s fashion sense goes awry in ‘Mausam’

    Sonam Kapoor’s beautiful face and tall frame make for a visual treat, but the style diva’s clothes take a beating in Mausam
    In interviews, Sonam Kapoor couldn’t stop lauding her designer Anamika Khanna, the same lady who has been styling her since the Saawariya days, for dressing her up in Pankaj Kapur’s Mausam. After watching the movie, you tend to disagree with the leading lady. Click here to read more

  • | September 23rd, 2011

    MAUSAM REVIEW: The film is slow and disappointing!

    MAUSAM REVIEW: The film is slow and disappointing!

    The unreal romance, forced situations and a stretched and repetitive plot make Pankaj Kapur’s Mausam an exasperating experience. Even Shahid Kapoor’s fine acting isn’t enough to rescue this inherently flawed script
    Mausam is a love story set in the early ’90s and runs through a course of 10 years. And that’s where the biggest problem in the script lies. How can an old style romance of stolen glances, silent meetings, suffering and long hauls of separation be set in a time when everything from love to communication happens at faster than lightning speed? But if you are willing to let go of this flaw continue reading… Click here to read more