Film Review: Manikarnika

Six-and-a-half decades after Sohrab Modi’s technicolor epic  but commercially disastrous ‘Jhansi ki Rani’ hit the screens, comes a modern-day version with Kangana Ranaut in the lead of Manikarnika (Manu). The common runtime of 148 minutes could be a mere coincidence though. The story begins in 1828 in Varanasi where great fame is predicted for a […]


When was the last time one saw a film where tears of sorrow turned to sporadic laughter and the other way around? The third film of playwright-turned-director Martin McDonagh (screenplay too), ‘Three Billboards…’ narrates the story of Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand), a grief-stricken mother whose daughter was raped and burnt to death and is seeking justice […]

Shiamak Davar Wins ‘Best Choreographer’ At Star Screen Awards

Shiamak Davar was recently awarded the ‘Best Choreographer’ by Star Screen Awards on >>>>, for his choreography in the song ‘Ullu Ka Patha’ from the movie, ‘Jagga Jasoos’. Shiamak has been repeatedly honoured for revolutionizing dance and entertainment in the Indian Film Industry. Accompanied by his mother, Puran Davar, Shiamak said, “I’m extremely happy on winning the award at […]