spirituality

Haider(2014)

Dir.:Vishal Bhardwaj I have a small personal connection with Hamlet.Its character Ophelia and her death is the subject of a sublime painting by Sir John Everett Millais. It is my Mona Lisa and hangs at the Tate in London UK… Read More ›

Funny Games(1997)

Dir.: Micheal Haneke Funny Games is the most horrifying film I have seen.There is nothing funny about it.When it was made it angered a lot of people.Some thought it was a cheap gimmick , others took it as a personal… Read More ›

c/o Sir (2013)

Dir.:Kaushik Ganguly For good education all you need is a blackboard and a good teacher.This is what Jayabrata Ray(Saswata Chatterjee) believes. He is a teacher in a reputed boarding school in the Himalayan foothills of West Bengal school, where he… Read More ›

My Mandela

It was October 1990.Still hot and muggy in Kolkata even at 9 am in the morning.Perhaps it was a holiday or I would have been in school.I was exactly 14 years old then.My house was on the way to the… Read More ›