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Politics in Indian Cinema

June 9, 2010
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Politics!  Save for the odd neta types sprinkled around, this fascinating area remains largely unexplored in Indian cinema. Perhaps it’s a matter of courage – why antagonize the powers that be ? Film aficionados may remember that Gulzar’s Aandhi ran into trouble and never made it to the theaters because of the supposed – or […]

Office space for share

May 4, 2010
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As many of you know, we share a lovely office space with a consulting company. Well, that company is moving on and we are looking for someone to share our space, or alternatively,  for people with extra space that they might want to share with us. About our office Location : Sindhi Colony, near Ulsoor Lake Size […]

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Awesome film event for Children in Mumbai

April 26, 2010
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CFSI is hosting a free screening of children’s films in Mumbai. To me, it’s happening at exactly the right time: when moms are wondering what to do with their kids over the summer. Summer Camp ? Bah ! Lessons ? Pah ! Instead, introduce your children to great films. As a mom myself, I often […]

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A few thoughts about Striker on YouTube

February 9, 2010
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I was recently asked an intelligent and thought-provoking question  that we at moovieshoovie had discussed over lunch just the previous day. To wit : “Given that a movie (called Striker) was released recently on youtube, how do you compete with a giant like youtube?” Honestly, we don’t compete with YouTube with the same content, just […]

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Truth is not stranger than fiction

December 10, 2009
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– by Jaikar Mohan There are lots of things one finds in desi movies that have one doing a literal double-take. Yes, one needs to suspend one’s disbelief when watching a typical desi film – we’ve all had plenty of practice believing that people are able to create songs and set them to tunes on […]

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Does working from home work ?

November 4, 2009
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– by Jyotsna Pattabiraman Happened on “The Way I work” series put together by the folks at Inc. Magazine, featuring people like Jason Fried from 37 Signals, Essie Weingarten of Essie Cosmetics , Matt Mullenweg of WordPress and others. I seem to remember that Fortune Magazine had done a similar series on leadership behemoths like Colin Powell and John McCain, […]

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Kissa twins Ka…

October 6, 2009
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– By Deepa Joshi One thing Bollywood has in common with Shakespeare is the love for stories with twins in them. So if Shakespeare gave us plays like The Comedy of Errors and Twelfth Night, Bollywood has given us umpteen movies with judwaas in them. And usually while one of them is soft and mild, […]

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