is a dying art
Jain used to narrate this story about a tiff with his colleague, ace
cartoonist R.K. Laxman during his early years as Editor of The Times
of India. Matters had reached a head with Jain threatening to put in
his papers, if Laxman was not sacked.
Shah is a fine man and most women will second that. But when Mumbai
burns, guys, remember it was he who started the fire. I mean, his
Alphonso tattle is driving me mangoes (or is it bananas, or nuts...I
an Indian Gulliver's Travels
Productions' Jajantaram Mamantaram (J2M2) is a children's film
based on the old Gujarati fable of Bakasur, which tells the tale of a
sleeping giant who wakes up only to eat people. The film is also
inspired by Gulliver's Travels.
transfusion in post-parallel cinema
clutch of talented artistes are reviving parallel cinema while being at
ease with commercial films. After a long lull, independent cinema is
undergoing a veritable talent transfusion. Exciting artistes are
emerging from the world of theatre, advertising, dance and even
mainstream films to impel the spluttering engine of alternative cinema.