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First up, a few mandatory warnings. Ignore any resemblance Raees has to the real life tale of a certain bootlegger-gangster from Gujarat of 90s who shall remain unnamed for perfectly legal reasons. Or the fact that the movie is heavily influenced by classic crime dramas like Goodfellas, The Godfather, Scarface, Heat or ones closer home such as Zanjeer, Deewar, Company, Satya and Gangs Of… Continue reading Raees

Filmmaking · Music

Jaane kyun… I love Sydney

The main reason I moved to Sydney was that Farhan Akhtar made it look so beautiful in Dil Chahta Hai. It was stunning and so green in this song Jaane Kyun. I imagined myself grabbing lunch in a cafe, enjoying a picnic and walking on the top of Harbour Bridge. Cut to 6 years later… Continue reading Jaane kyun… I love Sydney

Filmmaking · Music

Three desi señors rock Señorita

Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar and Abhay Deol lit up the screen together with saucy Señorita in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara. Indian male actors are objectified much less compared to female actors on screen, so this was very welcome. Director Zoya Akhtar did it with such Spanish flavour, style and character that we hardly registered it… Continue reading Three desi señors rock Señorita