Articles by Meenakshi Shedde
Aug 31, 2015
Phantom review: Will the real Kabir Khan please stand up?The film has stray moments of humour, often taking swipes at social media.
Feb 20, 2015
Berlin Diary: The top five films of Berlin Film Festival 2015There were many riches at the 65th Berlin Film Festival, but if top five is what have to be picked, here it is.
Feb 17, 2015
Berlin Diary: Meet Manish Mundra, the new guardian angel of Indian indie cinemaManish Mundra is currently one of the hottest angel investors in Indian independent cinema.
Feb 16, 2015
Berlin Diary: Nagesh Kukunoor's 'Dhanak' wins big at Berlin Film FestivalNagesh Kukunoor’s Dhanak (Rainbow) has won the Grand Prix for Best Feature at the Berlin Film Festival.
Feb 14, 2015
Review of Fifty Shades of Grey: Film is sexy, thought-provoking but deeply offensive to womenFifty Shades of Grey is about a university student, Anastasia Steele (Johnson), who goes to interview a billionaire Christian Grey (Dornan) for a college mag. Sparks fly and they immediately embark on an affair.
Feb 09, 2015
Only 3 Indian films selected at Berlin Festival but Youngistaan does India proudIndia has only three films at Berlin this year (last year there were as many as 12 Indian films). Of course, selection depends on the quality of films produced worldwide in any year, so it’s quite a feather in Nagesh Kukunoor’s cap that his Dhanak (Rainbow) has been selected in Berlin’s Generation section (for children and young adults).
Feb 05, 2015
Berlinale Diary: There's more to this film fest than 50 Shades of Grey's world premiereAs far as public anticipation goes, the world premiere of Fifty Shades of Grey, directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson, starring newcomers Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson, is hot stuff.
Dec 19, 2014
Meet Danis Tanovic, the man who beat Aamir Khan at Oscars, spotted an actor in serial kisser Emraan HashmiArray
Feb 18, 2014
Berlin Diary: Nymphomaniac punctures popular notions of loveDanish director Lars von Trier’s Nymphomaniac is a remarkable film. It explores an obsession of our times — sex — but with absolute dispassion and artistry.
Feb 17, 2014
Berlin diary: Alia Bhatt's family connection to the German cityAlia Bhatt, just 20, arrived for the Highway press conference at the Berlin Film Festival, looking ravishing in flaming red Dior suit. It turns out that Bhatt has a Berlin connection in her past as well