The White Tiger of India

Ready for another Slumdog Millionaire? After Vikas Swarup’s Q & A was made into Slumdog Millionaire by Danny Boyle, it’s the turn of Aravind Adiga’s Man Booker Prize winner The White Tiger. The book’s rights have been acquired by Revolutionary Road producer…

I can achieve it

The other evening, we watched “Ghajini“, a much anticipated (or should I say hyped) Hindi film. Said to be based on the cult classic, “Memento“, unfortunately it wasn’t even close to what I was expecting of an Aamir Khan film (specially after his previous…

Mumbai Meri Jaan (Mumbai My Darling)

Kaun Kehta Hai, Aadmi Apni Kismat Khud Likhta Hai? (Who says a man scripts his own destiny by himself?) ha raham, ha raham, farma e-Khuda… (remember Him, and keep chanting his name…) ha raham, ha raham, farma e-Khuda… mehfuz har kadam karna e-Khuda, e-Khuda (… and He’ll make sure each…

Vidvaan Sarvatra Pujyate

What is power? Is it wealth, is it affluence, is it assets, what is it? Philosophers have thought about this, [and] they have found the seat of power — knowledge! “A king is honoured only in his own kingdom, but a man of knowledge is honoured everywhere.” Filmmaker…