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Queen (2014)

March 12, 2014


Of late Bollywood has been fascinated by coming-of-age stories featuring women and travel: English Vinglish, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Highway and now Queen.┬áIt is not too hard to see that Queen is a direct descendant of English Vinglish. And much like English Vinglish, Queen is predictable from the word go. Predictability need not always be […]

Thoughts on English Vinglish

October 12, 2012


The film is not about learning English. It is one of the most loving and most genuine tributes to mothers that I have seen. It is about the mothers to our generation. Mothers who mostly wear saris, mothers who cook great food, mothers who run the household without any help, mothers who are fascinated by […]