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The Attacks of 26/11: Revisiting the ghosts of Mumbai

March 1, 2013

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Just before the intermission in Ram Gopal Varma’s “The Attacks of 26/11“, a police constable stumbles around with a rifle, searching for the two gunmen who had just wreaked havoc at Mumbai‚Äôs busiest train station. He slumps to his feet on the blood-stained floor and lets out a cry of anguish.

Raajneeti: An epic nicely retold

June 5, 2010

BOLLYWOOD/First things first, “Raajneeti” is not about the first family in Indian politics even though some characters might resemble familiar cardboard cutouts.