Mandar Ponkshe is an ordinary guy, meaning there is hardly anything extraordinary about him. He is maybe 5'8" or 5'9". He dresses very un-dandily if there was such a term, wears a goatee to... See full summary »
Chirakkal Kelu Nayanar, a warrior in 16th century Kerala wants to avenge his father killed in a confrontation with Vasco da Gama and his troops and is assisted by his best friend Vavvali and warrior princess Ayesha.
Based on true events, Lakshmi is a story of heroism and untold courage. Lakshmi, a 13 year old girl is kidnapped and sold into prostitution. Thrown into this horrific, inhuman world where ... See full summary »
Shivendra Singh's Celluloid Man, another documentary more than two-hour tribute to P.K. Nair, the former curator of the Indian National Film Archives. The interviews with film personalities influenced by his efforts (Nasserudin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Girish Kasaravalli, et al) are as illuminating as the scenes of Nair returning to the places where he had found lost films and the clips from those films.
The scenes where Nairsaab refer's to the movies that have been archived are mesmerizing. This film was screened at all major festivals in India as a tribute to Nairsaab. I had the pleasure of watching the movie with Nairsaab & the director Shivender Singh Durgapur's presence at Bangalore Festival. Who later invited me to his house in Pune, where I eventually went to spend some time with the Legend man of Indian cinema.
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