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Directed by Akshay Roy
Sometimes a debutant director shows a spark that never quite lights up the screen. God knows, Akshay Roy displays a keen eye for Kolkata’s eccentricities: the trams and the fast-food lanes, the Durga idol silhouetting the hero’s suicide attempt, the loud boisterous parents of the Bengali protagonist Abhi….so called, so that the theme song of his love story could be ‘Abhi na jao chod kar ke dil abhi bhara nahin.’
There is a lot to ‘get’ in Meri Pyari Bindu including its corny cross references to films about unrequited love like Karan Johar’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and Nikhil Advani’s Katti Batti. Then there us film’s Padosan-inspired title. The film’s most embarrassing sequence has Abhi’s parents enacting the Kishore Kumar song in a car park.
Cringe late. Parineeti Chopra
There are five songs in the soundtrack of Hey Bro and upon first hearing, one can instantly tell that they are situational songs and will make a lot more sense once seen with their respective promo video or within the film. The music of the film has been composed by music directors Nitz n Sony (Nitin Arora & Sony Chandy) who have very bravely experimented with the sound of their music and have not stuck purely to one music genre in this album.
First up is Mera Gaana Bajade DJ which has vocals by Sunidhi Chauhan and Ali Zafar.
Dey broke into the Hindi film biz under the aegis of his uncle, the legendary blind singer Krishna Chandra Dey. In a career spanning the 1950s to the 1970s he sang a variety of songs from Urdu qawwalis (“Na to karvan ki talash” in “Barsaat ki raat”) to romantic ballads (“Oh meri zohra jabeen” in “Waqt”) and even comic songs (“Ek chatura naar” in “Padosan”). A classically trained singer, he wasn’t very happy about the latter number but gamely sang along.
Along with Kumar, Mohammad Rafi and Mukesh, he was among the quartet of male singers who dominated the Hindi film music scene in the middle of the 20th century. Actors lip-synched to his songs in the style of Bollywood films in
The first, and probably the most unconventional of the list, is Namastey London (2007). A story about a British girl, born and bred in London, who is taken
The 2011 edition of the festival will take place from July 31-August 4, 2011 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.
The list of films in the International and the Non-competitive sections will be announced this week.
The festival is organised by the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy, for the Department of Cultural Affairs, Government of Kerala.
The complete list of films in competition:
1. A Pestering Journey Dir: K. R. Manoj/Malayalam/66min/2010
2. Between Border and Fence Dir: Ajay Raina/ Pahari|Kashmiri|Urdu/77min/2011
3. Draupadi’s Descendents Dir: Oindrilla Hazare/Bengali|Hindi/53min/2011
4. Made in India Dir: Vaishali Sinha|Rabecca Haimowitz/Hindi|English/97min/2010
5. Miyar House Dir: P. N Ramachandran/Kannada/76min/2011
6. Mrigtrishna Dir: Ujjwal U/Gujarathi/52min/2010
7. Mullaitivu Saga Dir: S. Somatheeran/ English|Tamil/46min/2010
8. Ottayal /One
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