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“Raveena Shines In A Hardhitting Rape Revenge Saga” Subhash K Jha Reviews Maatr

Maatr

Starring Raveena Tandon, Madhur Mittal, Anurag Arora

Directed by Ashtar Sayed

A raucous raga on the aftermath of rape, much of Maatr unfolds in a stern humourless no-nonsense manner of a fact-finding newshound who won’t go into digressions—because the film’s heroine knows what one wrong turn can do– just to keep the audience’s perception lightened.Which is for the best, really.In India we can’t afford to laugh about rape the way the French could in the film Elle.

MaatrMaatr aims to do. It strips the act of rape of all its filmy glamour and titillating trappings to portray the agony of a woman who watches her minor daughter gangraped, after she is raped herself. The two are then dumped on the side of the Highway by the seven wayward sons of influential dads, nocturnal animals who belong in hell. Provided the over-crowded address
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Rushad Rana in mythological series

Actor Rushad Rana, popular for .Hip Hip Hurray!., will soon be seen in a mythological series called .Upanishad Ganga.. He will play the role of Satyadharama.The serial, based on the teachings of Upanishads will depict Rushad as a Us-returned boy, who finds interest in studying Upanishads..The character of Satyadharama is much like me. He comes down to Benaras to learn Upanishads from a professor whom he has only read about. Though I have not studied Upanishads, but being a graduate in philosophy, such studies do interest me and so I would love to read them,. said Rana, who was also seen in movies like .Veer-Zaara., .Mod. and .Dor..The serial will go on air on Dd March 11. Produced by Chinmaya Mission, the show is directed by the veteran Chandraprakash Dwivedi.
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Check out Yeh Faasley!

Starring Anupam Kher, Tena Desae, Pawan Malhotra, Rushad Rana, and Suhasini Mulay, Yeh Faasley is a thriller drama set to hit theaters on March 4th!

The story:

The daughter of one of the biggest builders in town, Devinder Dua, Arunima is happy to be home after finishing her studies.

Life is great for Arunima who is looking forward to a pleasant time with her father but also misses her mother and wishes that she were alive. She finds contentment in the fact that her mother and father loved each other and were happy for as long as they were together.

Dev Dua is a gregarious man who loves his daughter a lot but has a dual personality of being - loud and boastful sometimes and kind and understanding at another time.

However, one day to her surprise, Arunima finds a "will" written by her mother which makes her question why
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Yeh Faasley slated to release in November

Yeh Faasley slated to release in November
Bhawani Pictures Productions titled Yeh Faasley, which is directed by Yogesh Mittal and produced by Om Prakash Mittal, is due for release in November 2010. The film stars Anupam Kher, Pavan Malhotra, Rushad Rana, Seema Biswas, Satyajeet Sharma, Kiran Kumar, Suhasini Mullay along with debutant Tena Desae. The music is by Deepak Pandit and lyrics are by Manoj Muntashir. The film is in its last stages of post production. Yeh Faasley is an emotional heart gripping story of a father daughter relationship, about a daughter's journey to find the depths of her ...
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Onir's "I Am" to open 3rd I-view Film festival in New York

Onir's
The third edition of I-view Film festival will be held from September 18-26, 2010 in Manhattan. The festival will screen over 25 features, documentaries and shorts. I Am will be the opening film of the festival while Mirch will close the festival. The venue for the festival organized by Engendered will be Asia Society, Tribeca Cinemas and Big Cinemas.

Rituparno Ghosh’s Antarmahal, Kaushik Ganguly’s Just Another Love Story, Sanjay Sharma’s Dunno Why!!!...Naa Jane Kyun by, Dibakar Banerjee’s Love Sex aur Dhoka, Saeed Mirza’s Ek Tho Chance etc. are a few other films that will be screened at the festival.

I Am directed by Onir is a series of four short stories about issues and dilemmas facing modern Indian society, ranging from policing of homosexual men to adult survivors of childhood sex-abuse, and unmarried motherhood. It stars Sanjay Suri, Shernaz Patel, Anurag Kashyap, Radhika Apte, Rahul Bose,
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