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Murtaza Ali Khan

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10 Indian Short Films That You Must Watch

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Murtaza Ali Khan Short films offer a great platform to filmmakers to showcase their talent. Making a short film is always a difficult proposition. As opposed to feature films, the financial prospects are not too bright. However, the one thing that drives such ... More »

The 10 Best Hindi Films Of 2017

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Murtaza Ali Khan The year 2017 has been a disappointing year for Bollywood with many big budget films such as Tubelight, Jab Harry Met Sejal, Jagga Jasoos, Rangoon, Raabta, etc. failing to create the ripples that they were expected to at the box-office. At a t... More »

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A Film That’s Highly Pertinent To Our Times

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Murtaza Ali Khan Directed by debutante filmmaker Rakhee Sandilya, Ribbon is a story of a modern middle-class couple, Sahana and Karan, living in Mumbai. The film stars Kalki Koechlin and Sumeet Vyas in the lead roles. Ribbon is co-written by Rajeev Upadhyay an... More »

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A Weak Whodunit That Fails To Leave A Lasting Impact

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Murtaza Ali Khan Every time a film presents different versions of the same story, the film critics can’t help but compare it to Akira Kurosawa’s Rashomon (1950). A couple of examples that come to mind are Rakhi Gulzar’s Talvar (2015) and Sudhir Mishra’s Inkaar... More »