Every year in May, monsoon watching starts in earnest in India. Here’s why the monsoon is so special in India, and why chasing the Indian monsoon is my dream!
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.
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 lush jungles and tiger parks of Madhya Pradesh, India provided the inspiration and setting for The Jungle Book new live-action movie.
A new film set in Mumbai about the one-in-a-million lunchbox that gets delivered to the wrong man stars Irfan Khan and the city itself.
I saw Life of Pi in Delhi during a sombre time, and loved the film and especially the shimmering score by my friend, composer Mychael Danna. Here’s why the film and the music are so special to me.
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.
My film review of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. “India hits you like a wave. If you resist, you will be knocked down. But if you dive into it, you will be all right.” What I liked most about the movie was the effect India had on some of the characters — especially Judi Dench. What I liked least was the cultural missteps.
Acclaimed Indo-Canadian film director Deepa Mehta gave an inspiring talk about the creative process and directing Midnight’s Children.