Bollywood, Film Critic, Film Review, Horror film, New Release

O Stree, Raksha Karna

Guys, this movie has got to be the most outrageous movie of the year! Stree is a full dhamaal movie. But don’t take it lightly… it’s a true blue horror movie.  And a comedy. And these guys may well have created a whole new genre of films, Comic Horror! The movie is as funny as… Continue reading O Stree, Raksha Karna

Bollywood, Film Critic, Film Review, New Release

Karwan: A convoy driven by Irrfan Khan

Chances are you have not seen this movie. ‘Coz  it kind of sneaked in without any marketing hype or promos along with two other promising releases, Mulk and Fanney Khan. So that makes this review still relevant. And even if you have seen it, I am sure you are dying to know if others liked… Continue reading Karwan: A convoy driven by Irrfan Khan

Bollywood, Film Critic, Film Review, New Release

Sanju, a film that pulled me in two directions

I have two separate ratings for this movie. Because I feel as though two Sanju movies were released. And to do justice to Ranbir Kapoor, I need to separate out his movie from Sanju Baba’s. So there are these two movies – one is Sanju, a regular fiction film, starring Ranbir. It deserves a 4… Continue reading Sanju, a film that pulled me in two directions

Bollywood, Experience, Film Critic, Film Review, New Release

Raazi, the best kept secret of 2018

Two women have given 2018 its best movie of the year. Meghna Gulzar deftly directs the most cute looking and girl-woman Aalia Bhatt,  in the role of an Indian spy in Pakistan, a true story leading up to the Indo-Pakistan War of '71. That this chota packet can act, like Wow! has been proven over… Continue reading Raazi, the best kept secret of 2018

Across Seven Seas, Experience, Japan, People, Places, Travel

Tokyo – Land of Extremes and Eccentricities – Part 2

While the troika of Shibuya, Shinjuku and Tokyo will make sure that your days in Tokyo city are packed with Must- Sees and Must-Dos, it’s the eccentricities that this city is teeming with that will make this trip unforgettable. The Japanese truly have a weird way of dealing with their boredom. They take specialty outings to a different level…

Across Seven Seas, Japan, Places, Travel

Tokyo – Land of Extremes and Eccentricities (part 1)

This place is a land of extremes and eccentricities… and there is never a dull moment in this maximum city.

Animal love, Experience, Japan, People, Places, Travel

Hachiko, a Dog’s Tale

Hachiko is not some imaginary or abstract symbol. He was a real dog. The story of Hachiko is so beautiful and emotional, it will melt any heart and bring tears to the eyes.

Across Seven Seas, Experience, Japan, People, Places, Travel

Welcome to Japan: What to expect, what not…

Travel easy, travel hard.... Set your expectations right and your to-do list in order before you step out of the airport. Then, just sit back and soak in the rich experiences Japan-in-waiting has to offer you....