I have always been fascinated towards art. Mainly music, films and storytelling. Lately, for some odd reason, also biographies of those who’re actually striving to make a difference in the world and being able to accomplish little of what they’ve set out to do. But one common thing I’ve noticed amongst each of them is, they love breaking away from the reality. Continue reading “Correlation: Fiction And Reality”
Films are known to portray a part of us, perhaps an alter-ego that we relate to the most. But at times, there are films that reflect the whole of us or a part of society through an individual’s tale, leaving a lot for us to learn in return. One of such impactful film for me is Gauri Shinde’s English Vinglish.
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Films teach you a lot about yourself. They mirror you and parts of your life through someone else’s prospect. But, there are very few films that leave an enduring impact. Gulzar’s 1987 film, Ijaazat, a Hindi film starring Naseeruddin Shah, Rekha, and Anuradha Patel is by far the most sensitive film I’ve ever watched. The film is based on a Bengali story, Jatugriha by Subodh Ghosh. It belongs to the art-house genre, also considered an Alternate Cinema Space in India.
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This film is really the long awaited masterpiece that Bollywood deserved. To be very honest, I was pretty skeptical about the loopholes in the plot after watching its trailer. But, this film (with no interval) directed by Vikramaditya Motwane is just overly phenomenal!
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