The Undead

This filmmaker has not done anything worthwhile for quite some time. But why do Ram Gopal Varma’s peers still believe he is in experimentation mode?

Smokin’ Hot Sheila

Farah Khan has the country tripping on a Bollywood number with a difference: an item girl who hints at onanism and has hearts throbbing all the more for it

Review of Reviewers

They’re so busy panning films and filmmakers that they never consider what the objects of their easy scorn make of their opinion. No easy star ratings for them either

The Death of an Indian-born Language

William Rozario, last speaker of Indo-Portuguese Creole of Cochin, died recently. When I had met him for my research on Creole languages, he was glad to speak his language again, even though I could only pick it up in parts

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