Is Bandit Queen my best film ?

Certainly more people have seen the two Elizabeth's, Massom and Mr India. However the following were the director's notes attached to the DVD that were written in a tearing hurry. The Independent newspaper, in the UK, however, decided to publish my notes as a full page review of the film ! And so I read [...]

Amitabh Bachchan and Amir Khan Blogs.

It is wonderful to see blogging come of age in India. I have always believed that blogs are the new way that people will express themselves, and bloggers will create communities that will become more powerful and more connected than newspapers and tv channels. Soon we will have blogtv - where the combined reach of [...]

Identity crisis anyone ?

Language does limit comprehension sometimes. And the more we communicate, the more we rely on 'key words' as a means of speedier communication. And so the more we tend to define and therefore confine things into narrower and narrower meanings. So what do we mean by identity crisis ? Have I ever been without one [...]