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    Dil Bechara Movie Review

    This adaptation of John Green’s ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ (2014) goes through a terminally-ill couple’s life. Director Mukesh Chhabra avoids the weeping route and makes a significant switch to a more joyful ride. ‘Safar’ (1970), ‘Anand’ (1971), ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’ (2003) and ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ (2016) dealt with this subject emotionally, although […] More

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    Dil Bechara Music Review

    A.R. Rahman goes behind the mike for the title track “Dil Bechara” which carries a simple tune. Written by Amitabh Bhattacharya, who reunites with the maestro, after ‘Lekar Hum Deewana Dil’ (2014), the orchestral arrangements overpower the tune but Rahman’s voice remains the highlight. The short duration (2m43s) leaves listeners wanting for more but its […] More

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    “Once your vision is big, you will find rhythm in everything around you” – Dipesh Varma

    Dipesh Varma is not only a percussionist but also a Rhythm Arranger. A disciple of legendary percussion maestro Taufiq Qureshi, the musician has come a long way. A good rhythm is crucial in the success of a song and the musician knows every bit about this. After having worked with the top music directors in […] More

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    Shikara Quick Movie Review

    Director Vidhu Vinod Chopra attempts to describe the plight of Kashmiri Pandits but instead lays more emphasis on a love story between the main lead, rather than the real misery which the mass went through in 1990. It is basically a poignant love story, mostly in the first half, set in Kashmir and the proceedings […] More

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    Sachin: A Billion Dreams Movie Review

    Sachin Tendulkar – the name is enough to arouse admiration, respect and excitement among Indians at present. There are several personalities excelling in their respective fields but Sachin is truly an exception. A documentary on him is a good idea but releasing it on a big scale in theatres is a risky proposition. After all, […] More