Cinema

Yes I am a movie buff — one who dives deep into films, watches them multiple times over. I go back to read the books, can hold endless debates on them and even catch fanverse and fanfiction to remain resolutely in the world of film.

Performances move me and a three hour escape becomes an attempt at understanding what the filmmaker, the artistes and even the camera was trying to capture around the actual narrative.

Here are a few of the pieces that are available online:

3 Communication Lessons HR can learn from ‘Haider’

Connecting Shahid Kapoor’s ‘Bismil’ moment to HR? ‘Haider’ is a film that deserves to be seen, if only to understand how a negative atmosphere affects an organisation.

2012 – Visual feat with standard fare plot

Thanks to the movie 2012, we know exactly what it'll look like when...well, when whatever is going to happen happens.

CONSIDER THIS – a man, a woman and two children, along with an assorted group and secondary characters, battle nature’s fury, facing countless travails and live to tell the tale. Sounds familiar, doesn’t it? The difference lies in how the visuals enfold, as I had gathered in this 2009 piece.

Happy birthday, Sampoorna Singh

SAMPOORN SINGH Kalra turned a year older. The poet, lyricist and director who began his career in Indian Cinema with Bimal Roy and Hrishikesh Mukherjee, was first noticed with the song, “Mora Gora Ang le le…” for the film Bandini in 1963. Don’t recall him yet? He is popularly known by his pen name, Gulzar.