India Masala

Well Done Abba: Not that well done

March 26, 2010

wdaShyam Benegal’s last two films have had similar themes — humour coupled with a social message (actually lots of social messages). The last one “Welcome to Sajjanpur” was a delightful watch, with neither the humour nor the social message getting too overpowering.

Welcome to Sajjanpur — a welcome change

September 20, 2008

sajjanpur.jpgWhen you are living away from home and surviving on bad restaurant food, it takes a day or two to get used to meals cooked by your mother once again, in my experience. Your palate has been abused so much by all the impersonal dishes you have been served that good, wholesome food takes a while to digest.