The village of Aranjali is about to celebrate its annual festival and, frankly, it’s not going to be a nice little ball. No, it’s mostly a humongous excuse for a outrageous debauchery, where villagers, neighbors near and far, youngsters and elderly get down and dirty till dawn. A very Sodom and Gomorrah-ish atmosphere that some… Continue reading AJAGAJANTHARAM


Oh greed, the evil sin that wreaks havoc on people, families, and entire civilizations… Also bitten by the virus is Vinayak, a boy in a small Indian village when the British are still in control there. His mother is the carer of an old woman plunged into a deep sleep. But woe betide the one… Continue reading TUMBBAD


Before you start looking for the Mahishmati kingdom on the map: it’s unclear whether it has ever existed. But don’t let that spoil the fun because when it comes to mythology, few can rival with the Indians. Take for instance Baahubali: The Conclusion, the continuation of Baahubali: The Beginning (logical, ain’t it?). When the royal… Continue reading BAAHUBALI 2: THE CONCLUSION


With his cirrhosis stained eyes and his deep scars, Raman looks like a birth control commercial. Not happy enough with being as ugly as a warthog, Raman is a particularly odious serial killer. The reason for killing human beings ? Because it’s fun ! Raman is not even worried about the police, who are busy… Continue reading PSYCHO RAMAN


Jack is a renowned professor of archeology at the Terracotta Warrior Museum in China’s ancient city Xi’an. One day, Dr. Ashmita, a beautiful Indian archaeologist, arrives to show Jack a map that may present a clue to the long lost treasures of the Magadha Kingdom. She invites him on an expedition to Tibet. The group… Continue reading KUNG-FU YOGA


Not everybody can live in a paradise like Shivudu. For some of us he has it all: wonderful palaces, beautiful nature and the trust of the gods that he is destined for great things. But to accomplish his destiny he will need to do one thing: climb the waterfall barefoot so he can meet his dream woman.… Continue reading BAAHUBALI: THE BEGINNING


In the future, Jay and his wife Laura are exploring the depths of the ocean on the hunt for ancient artifacts from a sunken warship. They discover a ring encased in stone. When an accident occurs that puts Jay in a coma, his mind races back to the Colonial India, where he’s a Scotsman fighting… Continue reading THE LOVERS

Amit Kumar

Amit Kumar graduated in film direction from the Indian National Film School in Pune. His student film, Judgement Day, a single shot short feature about a custodial death and its shocking cover-up, brought him a grant for Artist Residency from the Chicago Artists International Program. His short The Bypass, produced under UK Film Council and… Continue reading Amit Kumar


After his gangster epic Gangs of Wasseypur, Anurag Kashyap switches genres and tackles the thriller. Ugly, which makes you think of masterpieces such as Memories of Murder, premiered at the latest Cannes film festival. It has little to do with what usually coimes out of Bollywood. Ugly is sticky, violent, cruel and desperate. This fierce… Continue reading UGLY