Kites: A Review

Kites was one of the super-hyped movies of 2010. It features the ‘comeback’ of two prodigies: Hrithik Roshan (who hasn’t seen silver screen since 2008-hit ‘Jodha Akbar’ ) and Anurag Basu (who spent time battling cancer, post ‘Life in a Metro’). Rakesh Roshan (the producer and Hrithik’s dad) did a good job of promoting the… Continue reading Kites: A Review

Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa – A Review

Gautham Menon is one of the best (and perhaps most successful) directors in the Tamil film industry. His long track record of  eclectic successes range  from sleeper-hit Minnale to an intense Kaakha Kaakha. An enthralling ‘Vettayadu Vilayaadu’ to an endearing ‘Vaaranam Aayiram’; the auteur has a habit of doing an encore of his spectacular successes,… Continue reading Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa – A Review

Dork, Robin ‘Einstien’ Varghese, Sidin Vadukut and A review!

When a pro-blogger like Sidin writes a book, he’s bound by the collective yoke of expectations. History proves that in most cases, such expectations about the ‘authorati’ tend to dissappoint readers to a great extent – Dan Brown’s latest being a case in the point. But Sidin has bashed all his critics in style with… Continue reading Dork, Robin ‘Einstien’ Varghese, Sidin Vadukut and A review!

Zero Percentile: Missed IIT, Kissed Russia – Review

It’s a tough time for new authors. There’s always inevitable comparison with India’s favourite (controversy-ridden) ‘youth icon’ author. Every young author, fresh-out-of-college, publishing his first book, tends to bear the brunt of this obnoxious comparison, not to mention being shunned by a discerning lot of  ‘intellectual’ readers with a ‘mediocre’ tag. Neeraj Chhibba seems to… Continue reading Zero Percentile: Missed IIT, Kissed Russia – Review