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June 15, 2017

Today is my wedding anniversary. Paheli remains the greatest movie about marriage.

Review: Revolver Rani

The first half of Revolver Rani was awesome. Rani is a crime boss who doesn’t give a shit about what anyone thinks. She shoots guns and has sex and wears amazing outfits. The second half is an exercise in the disparity between narrative and audience expectations. What I want is a movie about a woman… Read More ›

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Becoming an Unsuitable Girl by Prachi Gupta As a result, arranged marriages were a part of my cultural upbringing that I mostly put out of my mind until I saw A Suitable Girl, a documentary that premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival this year. The film—directed, produced and edited by a team of almost exclusively women… Read More ›

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A long day at the end of a long week. I think I’m just going to listen to “Chammak Challo” for 8 hours while at work.

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