Articles by Ragini Daliya
May 24, 2020
From Big Night to Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana — food films to inspire your lockdown cookingThe harmonised response to the coronavirus lockdown seems to be to get good at cooking. In that spirit, here is a pairing: simple, hearty dishes that can be made with easily available ingredients — inspired by food-centric films that serve as great backdrops for them (or binge-watch accompaniments alongside a meal).
May 22, 2020
Lockdown: India Fights Coronavirus review — National Geographic documentary salutes unseen efforts of COVID-19 warriorsBilled as a virtually-produced feature, Lockdown: India Fights Coronavirus brings forth a moving account of the COVID-19 frontline warriors.
Apr 17, 2020
Timmy Failure movie review — Disney+ weaves a charming pick-me-up tale to celebrate power of imaginationSpotlight-fame Tom McCarthy turns his camera to explore the antics of an 11-year-old detective with Disney+ Original Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made.
Apr 03, 2020
Vikrant Massey's performances across TV, films and digital platforms prove why 'there are no small parts'Vikrant Massey, over seven years of career in the entertainment industry, has shown a swift rise as a true-blue performer.
Apr 01, 2020
Beyond Ramayan and Mahabharat, old Hindi TV shows that should make a comeback, from Hum Log to Malgudi DaysAs the re-runs of Ramayan and Mahabharat amid coronavirus lockdown begin, a list of old Hindi shows that we millennials would love to revisit.
Mar 31, 2020
How streaming platforms are trying to boost viewership, from Netflix Party to Amazon Prime Video reducing data consumptionStreaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and others have initiated measures to plug-in their shows and services in the times of coronavirus lockdown
Mar 24, 2020
Self Made review: Octavia Spencer is striking as Madam CJ Walker but can't save Netflix's hurried miniseriesSelf Made, the story of beauty magnet Madam CJ Walker, makes for an interesting four-part miniseries but remains hardly engrossing.
Mar 14, 2020
Does pretentiousness define a cinephile? Think again; in an ideal world, cinema should be for everyoneWill the real film snob stand up and admit to ruining the movie experience with their pseudo-intelligent input?
Mar 13, 2020
As Angrezi Medium releases, ranking the top 8 single-father daughter films, from Mili, Masaan to Somewhere, The DescendantsAngrezi Medium revolves around a single father (Irrfan Khan), his relationship with daughter (Radhika Madan), and their quest to get her education overseas.
Jan 28, 2020
India On Film: Documentary by Discovery offers remarkable commentary on colonial gaze over IndiaIndia on Film explores never seen before archival footage expertly restored and digitized by the British Film Institute highlighting India's struggle for freedom