Jio MAMI 2018 Roundup: Day 6

A synopsis of all that we experienced on the second day of the 20th Mumbai Film Festival. 1:30 p.m.: Screening of Spanish film Champions at PVR Nirmal Lifestyle, Mulund Country: SpainLanguage: SpanishDirector: Javier Fesser Spanish film Champions is a real tearjerker, a laugh-out-loud comedy, and an excellent feel-good film all rolled into one. It’s not only the first sports film that features […]

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Jio MAMI 2018 Roundup: Day 4

A synopsis of all that we experienced on the second day of the 20th Mumbai Film Festival. 11:00 a.m.: Screening of Chinese film Shadow at Liberty, Marine Lines Country: ChinaLanguage: MandarinDirector: Paweł Pawlikowski Shadow plays out like a historical Chinese Shakespearean tragedy, backed by breathtaking action sequences, opulent set-pieces, stunning cinematography, and a jaw-dropping twist in the finale. It may not […]

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Jio MAMI 2018 Roundup: Day 3

A synopsis of all that we experienced on the second day of the 20th Mumbai Film Festival. 11:30 a.m.: Screening of Polish film Cold War at Regal, Colaba Country: PolandLanguage: Polish/French/German/Russian/ItalianDirector: Paweł Pawlikowski Polish romantic film Cold War feels cold, dull, and bleak despite having just an 85-minute run time, primarily because of its insistence to focus too much on […]

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Jio MAMI 2018 Roundup: Day 2

A synopsis of all that we experienced on the second day of the 20th Mumbai Film Festival. 2:30 p.m.: Screening of Amazon Prime and Excel Entertainment’s web series, Mirzapur at PVR Icon, Andheri Country: IndiaLanguage: HindiDirectors: Karan Anshuman and Gurmmeet Singh First there was Sacred Games. Now there’s Mirzapur. India finally has two gangster shows that can rub […]

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Jio MAMI 2018 roundup: Day 1

A synopsis of all that we experienced on the first day of the 20th Mumbai Film Festival. 11:30 a.m.: Screening of Colombian film Birds of Passage at PVR ECX, Andheri Country: ColombiaLanguage: Wayuu/SpanishDirectors: Cristina Gallego and CiroGuerra Colombian film Birds of Passage takes a darkly disturbing look at family feuds, clan rivalry, and how age-old customs and […]

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Did you know that Shah Rukh Khan had once told Kajol to learn acting

Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol’s onscreen pairing is the stuff cinematic is lore is made of. Arguably, the most romantic onscreen couple in all of cinema (yes, Indian and international), the two have done seven films together so far, and each one of them have not only proved successful at the box-office, but have also […]

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These memes on Anup Jalota and Jasleen Matahru revealing they’re a couple will leave you in splits

Bigg Boss 12 has begun, and true to its norm, no time has been wasted in the show throwing up controversies, spats, and shocking revelations. However, the most shocking of all revelations has to be Bhajan and Ghazal singer Anup Jalota admitting to be in a relationship with B-grade actress Jasleen Matahru, who’s 37 years […]

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Salman Khan’s new discovery, legendary actress Nutan’s granddaughter, Pranutan Bahl, is a beauty with brains

Salman Khan is all set to launch another star-kid after Sooraj Pancholi, Athiya Shetty, Aayush Sharma, Isabelle Kaif. The lucky girl in question is legendary actress Nutan’s granddaughter, Pranutan Bahl, who’ll be debuting opposite another newcomer, Zaheer Iqbal, the son of Salman’s childhood friend, who, though not a star-kid, has some experience as a child […]

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Meet Flora Saini, the ghost from Stree, who’s drop-dead gorgeous in real life

The tagline of Stree reads: ‘Oo…Stree, kal aana (Please…Stree, come tomorrow)’, but the audience aren’t waiting a day to catch the film in theaters. The film is a raging hit at the box-office, with its dialogues, humor, jump-scares, performances, and the unique concept being appreciated immensely by the audience. And while everyone from Rajkummar Rao, […]

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