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#Tamil Film: Penguin

On the off chance that the title Penguin brought adorable visuals of Happy Feet (2006) to mind, the trailer immovably set out to settle that. Eashvar Karthic's Tamil film Penguin is about an allegorical seabird who sets out to confront damnation or high water to shield her kid from peril. In the film, Rhythm — … Continue reading #Tamil Film: Penguin

CRAZY RICH ASIANS

Movie cast: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Awkwafina, Lisa Luh, Gemma Chang, Ken JeongMovie director: Jon M. Chu Crazy Rich Asians movie is based on the 2013 novel of the same title by Kevin Kwan. It is an American rom-com genre film directed by Jon M. Chu and it’s screenplay by Peter Chiarelli and … Continue reading CRAZY RICH ASIANS

An oddly appealing film: Sixteen Candles

Movie cast: Molly Ringwald, Michael Schoeffling, Paul Dooley, Justin Henry, Anthony Michael Hall Movie Director: John Hughes A convincing film even after more than three decades since its release, celebrates the story based on innocent teenage emotions and dreams set in United States of America in the 80’s by the director and writer John Hughes. … Continue reading An oddly appealing film: Sixteen Candles

#Best Quotes of Ricky Gervais’s After Life

The British black comedy- drama web television series created, written, produced and directed by Ricky Gervais, who is also the protagonist. It first premiered on 8 March 2019 on Netflix, followed by the second series premiered on 24 April 2020. Here are a few quotes from the Netflix Series After Life, which are undoubtedly the best. 1) … Continue reading #Best Quotes of Ricky Gervais’s After Life

Parallel Cinema: How different or same it is with Mainstream Cinema?

The history of cinema in India extends back to the beginning of the film era. Following the screening of the Lumière and Robert Paul moving pictures in London (1896), commercial cinematography became a worldwide sensation and by mid-1896 both Lumière and Robert Paul films had been shown in Bombay. The first Indian film released in … Continue reading Parallel Cinema: How different or same it is with Mainstream Cinema?

Girish Karnad, the coming of age of modern Indian play writing in Kannada

Born on 19 May 1938, Girish Karnad was an Indian actor, film director, Kannada writer, playwright and a Rhodes Scholar, who predominantly worked in South Indian cinema and Bollywood. He was active in the world of Indian cinema working as an actor, director and screenwriter, in Hindi and Kannada cinema, and has earned awards. Apart … Continue reading Girish Karnad, the coming of age of modern Indian play writing in Kannada

An Inspiring and Ancient Culture every Indians should know : Forms of Theatre

The origin of Indian theatre is closely related to ancient rituals and seasonal festivities of the country. Hindu theorists from the earliest days conceived of plays in terms of two types of production: Lokadharmi (realistic), which involved the reproduction of human behaviour on the stage and the natural presentation of objects Lokadharmi Natyadharmi (conventional), which … Continue reading An Inspiring and Ancient Culture every Indians should know : Forms of Theatre

#Tamil Film : Sillu Karupatti

An anthology of four romantic stories across four age groups connected by the magical thread known as love. The movie is so affectionately made with charming exhibitions, aesthetic visuals and emotive music (by Pradeep Kumar) that sublimely supplement the insightful writing."Look around there's love everywhere", says Mukilan to Madhu, and that is by all accounts … Continue reading #Tamil Film : Sillu Karupatti

#Malayalam Cinema : Sufiyum Sujathayum , first Malayalam Film to release on an OTT Platform

A 2020 Indian Malayalam-language romantic spine chiller movie composed and coordinated by Naranipuzha Shanavas and delivered by Vijay Babu through the organization Friday Film House. The film stars Jayasurya, Aditi Rao Hydari, and Dev Mohan. The music was made by M. Jayachandran. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the film skirted showy screening and was released … Continue reading #Malayalam Cinema : Sufiyum Sujathayum , first Malayalam Film to release on an OTT Platform

An Inside Look into the Parallel Cinema!

For a start let's begin with the peculiarities of parallel cinema: It has fixation on social critique – i.e. these movies focus too much on the social criticism. This is the reason these movies have also been called as “complaint box cinema”.They highlight social issues such as - corruption, nepotism, patriarchy and religious intolerance.Rejection to … Continue reading An Inside Look into the Parallel Cinema!

#Tamil Film: K.D

A 2019 Indian Tamil-language show movie composed and coordinated by Madhumita and delivered by Yoodlee Films, a creation adventure of Saregama India Limited. The film stars Mu Ramaswamy and Nagavishal in the number one spot jobs. The film has music made by Karthikeya Murthy. Nagavishal won the Best Actor Award at the Jagran Film Festival … Continue reading #Tamil Film: K.D

A CLASSICAL SANSKRIT WRITER: KALIDASA

Being one of the oldest and mother of several other languages, Sanskrit is a classical literature which requires genius of poets and great thinkers to achieve world-renown. Kalidasa is one of them, a Sanskrit poet, dramatist and the greatest Indian writer. It is believed that he lived around 5th century CE. His poems suggest but … Continue reading A CLASSICAL SANSKRIT WRITER: KALIDASA

The Father of Indian Drama: Bhasa

Mahakavi Bhasa Bharat has a very ancient history, more than 8000 years old. Drama being the oldest form of communication and a branch of performing arts was began to narrate stories using the combinations of speech, dance, music, gesture and sound. India has an indigenous dramatic tradition and still remains unaffected from foreign influences. Bhasa … Continue reading The Father of Indian Drama: Bhasa

#World UFO Day: Movies to enjoy

On this eccentric occasion of World UFO day, let’s sit back and relax while watching movies on aliens, unidentified flying objects and conspiracies revolving around it. Below are five must watch films for the science buffs to enjoy and ponder upon the science fiction and outer world. 1) A Trip to the Moon (1902) French: … Continue reading #World UFO Day: Movies to enjoy

#Bengali Cinema: Khaad

Movie producer Kaushik Ganguly consistently has a talent of describing accounts of the normal man; of the individuals who you would meet every day except wouldn't think about their battles or the difficulties that they have experienced, tucked conveniently behind a prepared smile. Khaad is a 2014 Indian Bengali movie coordinated by Kaushik Ganguly. It's … Continue reading #Bengali Cinema: Khaad

#Parallel Cinema: Directors of Indian Parallel Cinema

A film movement in the Indian Cinema that originated in the state of West Bengal in the 1950s as an alternative to the mainstream Bollywood cinema. Read more about Parallel Cinema https://aniradichita.com/2020/07/01/a-recall-to-parallel-cinema/ Here are a few directors from the movement of Parallel Cinema in India that touched hearts. 5) ADOOR GOPALKRISHNAN Gopalakrishnan was born on … Continue reading #Parallel Cinema: Directors of Indian Parallel Cinema

Theatre as Life Skill

The word "theatre" is derived from the Greek "theaomai", which means “to see.” Theatre demands to get engrossed with all our senses into it which is applicable to the performers as well as the spectators. To express different stories in distinct ways is what theatre all about that ultimately helps you in creating meaning to … Continue reading Theatre as Life Skill

A Recall to Parallel Cinema

Imagine the track of railway, the two lines running along simultaneously but never meeting at any point. Well, that is exactly what parallel cinema is all about; a type of cinema that never meets the criteria of commercial cinema. It is also known as the “Art Cinema.” A cinema that stays honest to the society. … Continue reading A Recall to Parallel Cinema

#Bengali Cinema : Gotro

A savagely independent old woman by the name of Mukti Debi carries on with without anyone else in Kolkata. Her solitary child lives in Houston, however shows up in the city when he discovers that a thief had attempted to break into his mom's home. Stressed over his mom's well-being, he counsels his companion, who … Continue reading #Bengali Cinema : Gotro

#Doctor’s Day : Take a look at the Bollywood Films

Here are few iconic Bollywood films, that have portrayed the life of a doctor, focused on their personal relationships, their ambitions and what not. We salute them for their hardwork. Let's recall some of the best on-screen doctors that left a mark on their viewer's heart. 1. ANAND Amitabh Bachchan may have enacted scores of … Continue reading #Doctor’s Day : Take a look at the Bollywood Films