Is India still the ‘slumdog’ for Western audiences?

New Delhi, Jan 18 (PTI) “SlumDog Millionaire” has won over the Western audiences with its ‘fairy tale in a Mumbai slum’ storyline but back home the film has opened up a heated debate about the stereotyped representation of India and Mumbai in the Western films. None other than Bollywood’s Big … Read more

Review: Welcome To Sajjanpur (2008)

Cast : Shreyas Talpade, Amrita Rao, Illa Arun, Divya Dutta, Ravi Kishan Director : Shyam Benegal Ratings : * * * Welcome to Sajjanpur was previously titled Mahadev ka Sajjanpur because it is Mahadev’s (Shreyas Talpade) story of all the people residing in Sajjanpur. Mahadev wants to be a writer … Read more


Zubeidaa’s all-star cast for both screen and soundtrack brings together some of the biggest names in modern day Indian entertainment. THIS is the tragic story of a princess (Karisma Kapoor in the title role), narrated through the eyes of Riyaz, the son who never knew her. Directed by 66 year … Read more