Author: Shakti

One year. 365 days

Exactly a year ago, at 5.15 am someone called me. I just can’t remember who it was. ‘Papa gele,’ that voice announced. My papa. My grandfather was gone. Less than ten hours ago the doctors had predicted it. But I believed in…

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…