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WOH CHHOKRI: Misfortune in Excess Movies

A terrifying knock at the door of a young girl (Pallavi Joshi) sleeping alone in her small hut in a thickly populated ghetto with similar huts all around sends shivers down the spine of the young girl, whose mother has gone away to meet the girl’s father (Paresh Rawal) on the girl’s adamant insistence fuelled by the tenacious hope that the man – now a...

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In this image released by Warner Bros., Heath Ledger starring as The Joker, is shown in a scene from "The Dark Knight."   (AP Photo/Warner Bros. Pictures, Stephen Vaughan) ** NO SALES ** Movies

The Dark Knight is doubtlessly a cinematic masterpiece and the Joker is by all means one of the most intriguing negative characters to have ever come to life on the silver screen. The movie is remarkable not only in terms of characterization, but also because it deals with eternal human struggles once again without looking, feeling or sounding stale. The plot has Batman — the...

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NISHANT: A Tale of Violent Re-ordering Movies

Those with means and influence tend to be adamant and oppressive apart from being almost completely indifferent to the miseries of the less-privileged. Feudal India with its notorious landlords was a society in which power and money were concentrated in those few hands that did not hesitate in brutally squeezing the poor and the weak with or without reason. The excesses were tolerated solely because...

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SPARSH: Paranjpye’s Deft Touch Movies

In the dark world of the blind, touch is the only true guide — Sparsh (Hindi for ‘touch’). But whether the blindness shuts the world out and makes the blind incapable of engaging with the world visually, or makes the blind stay in touch with their own alternative world running parallel to the world of the sighted without losing touch with either of the two, or...

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GHAJINI: Can Sanjay Singhania be Convicted? Movies

All he has is a terrifying moment frozen in time like a fossilized drop of blood as evidence of a heart-rendingly cruel crime committed in distant past. Every other moment that entered his life made a 15-minute stopover before a quick exit. The nightmare is all that he has to live by, and to annihilate the architects of his sordid past is what he lives...

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