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Water- The Movie

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Introduction: Water is a 2005 Canadian film directed by Deepa Mehta and written by Anurag Kashyap. It is well set in 1938 and penetrates into very lives of widows at an asylum in Varanasi, India. The film is also the third and final installment of Mehta’s Elements trilogy. It was preceded by Fire (1996) and Earth (1998).Water is a dark introspect into the tales of rural Indian widows in the 1940s and covers controversial subjects such as misogyny and ostracism. Plot: The film is set in the year 1938, when India was still under dominance of  British . Old Curse for today- Child marriage was common practice back then. Widows( a garbage product Of old india then) had a diminished position in society, and were expected to spend their lives in  mere poverty and by Read more

Dor

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Introduction: Dor is a 2006 Indian drama film written and directed by Nagesh Kukunoor that features Ayesha Takia, Gul Panag and Shreyas Talpade as the lead actors. The story is about two women who come from different backgrounds and how fate brings them together. Meera (Ayesha Takia), a young woman who becomes a widow shortly after marriage, is trapped by tradition. Zeenat (Gul Panag), on the other hand, faces the daunting task of saving the life of her husband, who is on trial for murder. A bahuroopiya (Shreyas Talpade) helps her reach Meera, who holds the “string” to Zeenat’s hope. The companionship that develops between Meera and Zeenat results in redemption for both. Plot: Zeenat (Gul Panag) is an independent Muslim woman living in Himachal Pradesh. She agrees to marry Amir Khan, her Read more

Kate And Leopold

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INTRODUCTION: Kate & Leopold is a 2001 romantic-comedy fantasy that narrates a tale of a duke who travels through time-path from New York in 1876 to the present and falls in love with a modern day career oriented woman in New York. The film was directed by James Mangold and stars Meg Ryan as Kate McKay and  Hugh Jackman as Leopold. THE PLOT: In the year of 1876, Leopold Mountbatten, Duke of Albany, is a august dreamer. His Strict Uncle Millard has no patience for Leopold’s disrespect for the infamous monarchy, insisting and pressurizing him he must marry a rich American, as the Mountbatten family finances are seemed depleting his counts. Millard has cleared him that on his “thirtieth birthday he had become a blemish to Read more

2012 HOLLYWOOD HIT

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                      1. THE DARK NIGHT RISES The Dark Knight Rises is the 2012 most awaited superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan. He jotted the screenplay with his brother Jonathan Nolan and the story with David S. Goyer. Featuring the DC Comics character Batman, the film is the final installment in Nolan’s Batman film trilogy, and it is the sequel to Batman Begins (2005) and The Dark Knight (2008). Christian bale as usual played the role of Bruce Wayne, Morgan Freeman as Lucius Fox, Anna Hathway as Cat Woman. The film was block buster hit round the globe.             2.LIFE OF PI Life of Pi is a Read more

English Vinglish

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English Vinglish is a 2012 Indian drama film directed by Gauri Shinde. It was released on 5 October 2012. The film stars Sridevi in the lead role and most imporatntly, the film retreat her comeback to Bollywood after 14 years and to Tamil Cinema after 26 years. The film also features Mehdi Nebbou a french actor, Adil Hussain, and Priya Anand. Amitabh Bachchan and Ajith Kumar make guest appearances in the Hindi and Tamil versions respectively. Shashi, the protagonist  is a middle-aged typical Indian housewife who earns handful amount of cash by laddu Business. She is a dedicated homemaker who is taken for granted by her family. She is teased for her poor English vocabulary and speaking touch by her husband Satish and teenage daughter. Shashi is the object of flamboyant fun by Satish, Read more