Review: Jodha Akbar

Jodha AkbarThe challenge of translating a historical era into a cinematic endeavour is daunting, especially when it concerns historically contested subjects such as the fabled love between 16th century Mughal Emperor Akbar and Jodha Bai, the legendary princess from Rajputana who later ruled India as Empress and symbolised the Hindu-Muslim accord of the times. Continue reading Review: Jodha Akbar

Amar, Akbar, Anthony

I was just going through my Hindi movie collection to pass a dull wintry afternoon. With my hot cup of chai and some nice mirchi bhajias to tempt the palate, I sorted through the ‘oldies’, all part of my nostalgia melee when the winter blues descend on me. Ignoring the snow and sleet outside, I picked up the copy of Amar Akbar Anthony, and a wave of nostalgia washed over me. Continue reading Amar, Akbar, Anthony