Tag Archives: Biopic

Mary Kom

Review : When adapted for the big screen, a biopic has to tread its own path. Debutant director Omung Kumar’s Mary Kom is based on the incidents in the life of MC Mary Kom (Priyanka Chopra), India’s most high-profile female pugilist between the years 1991-2007. The film has been shot for the better part in Imphal, Manipur, where the sportswoman …

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The Light : Swami Vivekananda

Review :- The film attempts to capture the life, ideals and beliefs of the much revered Swami Vivekananda. His take on caste, religion, God, family, marriage, social work and well-being of his country and people forms the story. His devotion for Swami Ramakrishna is also an integral part of the film. Biopics are generally exaggerated or incomplete. They either glorify …

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Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

Review :- He doesn’t sing for his supper. He runs. Every sinew tugging and rippling to be fed. For that one glass of milk(ha!). He had a choice to run away, or to run. He did the right thing, he ran. Oh yes, the eternal metaphor ‘the race of life’. We’re all runners. With reason enough? A finish line to …

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In the name of Tai

Review: Well-known Marathi actress Nishigandha Wad essays the role of a lawyer (Sandhya Purushottam), who fights to safeguard the rights and property of poor famers in rural Maharashtra. She is thus conferred the title of ‘tai’ (elder sister) by the locals, who consider her as their only saviour. Sandhya (Wad) dares to oppose the politicians and builders, who lure the …

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