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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Namrata Joshi

Articles by Namrata Joshi

Amy

Amy

Jul 27, 2015 Namrata Joshi

It’s about Amy Wineho­use's phenomenal voice and songs but also about the personal, dysfunctional self.

‘Gajendra Chauhan Is Not The Right Choice. He Must Resign.’

‘Gajendra Chauhan Is Not The Right Choice. He Must Resign.’

Jul 27, 2015 Namrata Joshi INTERVIEWS Adoor Gopalakrishnan

Veteran film maker Adoor Gopalakrishnan voices support for the striking students of FTII.

Papanasam

Papanasam

Jul 20, 2015 Namrata Joshi

At times, you wish it could hurry up and come to the point quickly but in the end it all adds up well.

Asha Jaoar Majhe (Labour of Love, Bengali)

Asha Jaoar Majhe (Labour of Love, Bengali)

Jul 13, 2015 Namrata Joshi

Can you tell a story with just everyday images and situational sounds? Sengupta does it seamlessly.

The Call Of The Mind

The Call Of The Mind

Jul 06, 2015 Namrata Joshi

A new breed of institutions is vitalising learning for the pleasure of learning

ABCD2

ABCD2

Jul 06, 2015 Namrata Joshi

A string of spectacular dance set-pieces linked together by random scenes.

Hamari Adhuri Kahani

Hamari Adhuri Kahani

Jun 29, 2015 Namrata Joshi

Vidya Balan hams her way to being the most irritating ever on screen.

Big Brother’s Dharma Cola

Big Brother’s Dharma Cola

Jun 29, 2015 Namrata Joshi

How did Gajendra Chauhan get his FTII gig? Indignation reigns over the choice.

Kaaka Muttai (Crow’s Egg, Tamil)

Kaaka Muttai (Crow’s Egg, Tamil)

Jun 22, 2015 Namrata Joshi

The cute and happy picture that the kids and the stray make tends to tower over the essential sordidness of...

Dil Dhadakne Do

Dil Dhadakne Do

Jun 15, 2015 Namrata Joshi

Zoya makes it pretty clear that her heart beats for women and for overhauling gender roles and expectations.

‘People Say It’s Your Best Time. But  I’d Say It’s Bollywood’s Best Time.’

‘People Say It’s Your Best Time. But I’d Say It’s Bollywood’s Best Time.’

Jun 08, 2015 Namrata Joshi INTERVIEWS Kangna Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut on her characters, the changing face of Bollywood and shift in the role of the heroine in the...

The Girl Who Has Kicked A Hornet’s Nest

The Girl Who Has Kicked A Hornet’s Nest

Jun 08, 2015 Namrata Joshi

She is a bit of her characters, and unlike any of them. Kangana is style and substance. And rooted, to boot.

Tale Of A Scarlet Fever

Tale Of A Scarlet Fever

Jun 01, 2015 Namrata Joshi

Sixties Bombay, Jazz and un grand amour make a great film

Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road

Jun 01, 2015 Namrata Joshi

Action at its most grown-up, fantastic, surreal, weird, insane, primeval and visceral all at once.

Patron Saint, Indiewood

Patron Saint, Indiewood

May 25, 2015 Namrata Joshi ON Manish Mundra

Manish Mundra is the benefactor the film industry’s new talent so needs

Piku

Piku

May 25, 2015 Namrata Joshi

It’s about the chaos of relationships, yet about unruffled continuities.

The Plough & The Gun

The Plough & The Gun

May 25, 2015 Namrata Joshi

Not many films have focused on the 1965 war. Upkar has more than made up for that lapse.

Khanate Of Hearts

Khanate Of Hearts

May 18, 2015 Namrata Joshi

Enigma in a puzzle. That’s Salman. The reason why he rouses passion.

Jai Ho Democracy

Jai Ho Democracy

May 11, 2015 Namrata Joshi

It’s a talkie that gets way too boring beyond a point.

Rain, Thunder And A Temblor: The Unlucky Three

Rain, Thunder And A Temblor: The Unlucky Three

Apr 30, 2015 Namrata Joshi

There is a hush and silence in my fields and it scares me to no end.