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Film Review: Shakuntala Devi – Human Computer

2020-09-21T09:44:50+00:00September 21st, 2020|iEntertainment, iGLOBAL|

Mathematics and motherhood lie at the heart of this Amazon Prime release, a biopic on the life of India’s Guinness World Record winning genius played by the immensely versatile Vidya Balan. The gaze is quite specific as the film is viewed through the lens of the daughter of the world-famous personality, portrayed on screen by Sanya Malhotra.

Film Review – Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl

2020-09-07T13:13:02+00:00September 7th, 2020|iEntertainment, iGLOBAL|

Scripted by ‘Dangal’ co-writer Nikhil Mehrotra and directed by debutant Sharan Sharma, ‘Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl’ joins a growing trend of Bollywood biopics. Thankfully, movie mogul Karan Johar sheds his usual excesses to produce a measured and inspirational look at the story of India’s first female Air Force pilot in combat.

Series Review: A Suitable Boy

2020-09-07T10:55:05+00:00August 31st, 2020|iEntertainment, iGLOBAL|

Since its rapturous publication in 1993, fans of Indian literature have been yearning for a screen adaption of Vikram Seth’s masterpiece ‘A Suitable Boy’ and the wait is finally over thanks to the BBC. Who better than the internationally reputed home of period drama to transform the mammoth 1,349-page novel into a six-part television series?

Film Review: Raat Akeli Hai

2020-09-07T10:57:16+00:00August 17th, 2020|iEntertainment, iGLOBAL|

Any crime drama starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Radhika Apte can be regarded a safe bet when it comes to entertainment value. As two of India’s top screen actors, they have carved their names and reputations as the victims and perpetrators in cinematic and digital streaming hits like ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’, ‘Badlapur’ and ‘Sacred Games’.

Series Review: Rasbhari (Raspberry)

2020-09-07T11:20:53+00:00July 13th, 2020|iEntertainment, iGLOBAL|

Since its release on Amazon Prime, Rasbhari has been the subject of fierce debate in the Indian media. Best described as a desi mix of cult sex comedies, ‘American Pie’ and ‘Sex Education’, the web series deals with the provocative subjects of teen sexuality and female empowerment in contemporary India. It’s ripe for controversy.