Director Hansal Mehta and actor Rajkummar Rao are back with their fourth feature: the biopic of psychopath and terrorist Omar Saeed Shaikh.
From the director of Nil Battey Sannata and the co-writers of Dangal comes an adaptation of a French novel, set in the town of Bareilly. Here's my take on the film.
Phantom Films seem to be making a habit of this....a rather good one, I must say. Each year, this production house puts out a film that breaks new ground, introduces new and engaging concepts. In 2014, their second year in the business, Phantom produced two such films: Queen and Ugly. In 2015, they came out with NH10, Hunterr (which... Continue Reading →
I haven’t watched two of Hansal Mehta’s most recent films: Shahid and Citylights. I wanted to watch Aligarh because of its story and the topic it focuses upon. The Delhi High Court had decriminalised homosexuality in July of 2009. The Supreme Court re-criminalised it in December of 2013. The controversy surrounding it made me a little... Continue Reading →