Author: Shakti

Movie review: Lai Bhaari

When it comes to Marathi cinema, there’s always been a great divide between meaningful cinema & absolute commercial cinema. Commercial cinema was limited to slapstick comedy and stories with a devotional twist. Production value was often weak and there was…

Fandry: A must watch

It’s Valentines’ Day. We’re going for our dose of romance, painted bright fuchsia, steeped in sugar-water and sprinkled with rose-petals. But there’s a Marathi film, a love story in theaters this V-Day that’s painted rustic brown, steeped in sweat and…

Review: Pitruroon

In its opening scene, Pitruroon feels like a Kaksparsh déjà vu. Sachin Khedekar performing last rites, and the crow refusing to come down and touch the “pinda” – the film feels slightly unoriginal. But knowing that the film is Tanuja’s…