B.A. Pass movie review: Shilpa Shukla and Shadab Kamal shine in this story of seduction and betrayal
Film: B.A. Pass; Cast: Shilpa Shukla, Shadab Kamal, Dibyendu Bhattacharya, Deepti Naval; Directed by Ajay Bahl
It is an unusual work of cinema, which explores the darkest depths of the human consciousness
Somewhere towards the end of the protagonist Mukesh’s (Shadab Kamal) descent into a self-created hell, we see him standing shamelessly at the roadside soliciting sex, being picked up by three drunken burly men. A little later, Mukesh sobs in the bathroom, blood dripping to his feet in a trail of tell-tale brutality. Click here to read more
Anil Kapoor’s fight against prostitution with CNN
The Slumdog Millionaire actor, who has been working against human trafficking for several years now, wants to make a film on the subject
Actor Anil Kapoor has teamed up with CNN for Trapped By Tradition; A CNN Freedom Project Documentary, about human trafficking, and says education is the prime solution for the problem. As a special contributor to the CNN Freedom Project, Anil visited Bharatpur, where families apparently sell young girls and women as a tradition.
“I feel that this practice continued over generations only due to lack of education. They are not exposed to the world. They are not exposed to what is happening around. Educating them and educating the parents can bring this practice to extinction,” said the 51-year-old actor, who became an international name post Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire. Click here to read more
PHIR SUBAH HOGI: What’s unique about Zee TV’s new show?
Actors Narayani Shastri and Varun Badola vouch for the show’s unique quotient. But is it really that hatke?
Phir Subah Hogi is a new show that premiered on Zee TV on April 17, 2012 at 9.30pm. It revolves around free-spirited Sugni who wants to live life on her own terms and not according to the rules and rituals laid down by her community – the Bedia tribe. Relationships in her tribe are need based and sans any emotions. But Sugni dreams of a relation that’s love based. She wants a partner for life, an idea that’s not accepted with open hearts and minds in the tribe. The show is about Sugni’s quest for freedom. Click here to read more
Mahesh Bhatt: ‘Murder 2’ not based on any Hollywood film
The director refutes allegations of Hollywood ‘inspirations’
The Bhatts have been known for lifting ideas from Hollywood films and making them in their trademark style in Bollywood. Click here to read more