Deepa Mehta’s film takes an unflinching look at the world that gave rise to the Delhi Gang Rape. Her direct method reveals shocking universal truths.
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India in a Day is a crowd-sourced film, made with videos shot by people all across the country. It’s a mesmerizing, life affirming portrait of a nation.
The Bright Day, one of the Mumbai films at TIFF, was my fave film. It’s a travelogue and spiritual quest about a young man in search of himself in India.
Midnight’s Children, the film version of the book by Salman Rushdie, premiered at TIFF. The film captures the magic, the sweep and the scope of the book.
Michael Winterbottom film starring Freida Pinto as Trishna puts Tess of the D’Urberviilles in modern-day India, and it works.
At the Breakaway premier Indo-Canadian film breaks barriers, but fails to build bridges Breakaway is a new Canadian film about a young Sikh Canadian man (Vinay Virmani) who is a mad about hockey — against the wishes of his traditional, turban-wearing father (Anupam Kher). It’s set in suburban Toronto and features Russell Peters, Rob Lowe […]
Priyanka Chopra, Bollywood, TIFF The Toronto International Film Festival ended for me with Priyanka Chopra and the film What’s Your Rashee? on Saturday, September 19. I went to the press conference on Friday and was very lucky: Priyanka and director Ashutosh Gowariker answered my questions about women’s roles in Indian cinema at length and the […]