The Question was Elizabeth A Virgin? Or was Elizabeth "the illegitimate heretical whore" that is a great question. Her reign as Queen will always be remembered and not because she lived until nearly 100 but she walked in the ranks of males. Took her fathers position with great honor after suppression and illegitimacy and was [...]
Category: My Films
Hollywood vs Bollywood ?
I took part in the NDTV debate and realized we were not talking about the same things. The medium and the technology may be the same, but the culture, both of viewing and of creating are completely different. Our films satisfy a completely different need from our audiences, Over the last 50 years they have [...]
The return of Mr India ! Mogambo’s search finally ends
For the fans of Mr India here is some terrific news. Mogambo's search for the formula for invisibility s finally a scientific fact. A research team at the Nanotechnology centre of Purdue University, has created a design that could render people or objects invisible by placing an optical `cloak' around them. Read on at : [...]
Masoom and Naseeruddin Shah
I have so may questions from people that remember Masoom. It was my first film and get surprised that people remember it so much. I must start blogging about my experiences from it. I picked up though, the following extract from a recent interview with Naseeruddin Shah which evoked old memories of old times, old [...]
where, why, what, whom ?
feeling anxious, am flying to LA tonight, always anxious when I go there LA is a city of temptation but how can i curse it, because temptation is only as effective as you are tempted, but LA conjures a web around you, makes you revel in illusion and people live in some illusion of immortality [...]