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Qissa review: This Irrfan Khan-starrer is the story of a young girl who tried to be a good man
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Qissa review: This Irrfan Khan-starrer is the story of a young girl who tried to be a good man

Despite losing its way in parts, it's a thought-provoking film that looks beautiful and has some superb acting performances by Dugal, Shome, Khan and Chopra.

Katiyabaaz: Filmmakers talk about documenting Kanpur's battle for electricity
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Katiyabaaz: Filmmakers talk about documenting Kanpur's battle for electricity

This documentary about the terrible power situation in the industrial centre of Kanpur unfolds with all the drama and charm of a feature film.

Katiyabaaz review: Small-town India at its electric, despairing best
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Katiyabaaz review: Small-town India at its electric, despairing best

By the end of Katiyabaaz, like the audience, Maheshwari is able to escape Kanpur, albeit with scratches and scars. Loha Singh, however, has nowhere to go but up a pole and close to the high voltage wires.

Fandry review: A charming film about caste, identity and young love
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Fandry review: A charming film about caste, identity and young love

A charming love story set against the backdrop of a poor village in arid Maharashtra, this is a film that builds up to its final shot – destined to be iconic – with little manipulation or foreboding.

Cinema made of Guru Dutt's imagination: A chat with Leos Carax
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Cinema made of Guru Dutt's imagination: A chat with Leos Carax

French director Leos Carax has made only five full-length films, but he's something of a legend among lovers of world cinema. Here are selected excerpts from the session in which Carax was in conversation with film curator Ian Birnie.

The highs and lows of Mumbai Film Festival 2013
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The highs and lows of Mumbai Film Festival 2013

Here are the films that topped my list of favourites along with the ones that were disappointments.

Ilo Ilo director, Katiyabaaz and other winners at Mumbai Film Festival
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Ilo Ilo director, Katiyabaaz and other winners at Mumbai Film Festival

A week of films, films and more films came to an end as the 15th Mumbai Film Festival came to a close yesterday. At the closing ceremony, the following awards were announced.

The best of Mumbai Film Festival 2013
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The best of Mumbai Film Festival 2013

It's difficult to rank them in any way because they're all great films, so here's a lowdown of the best of the fest.

Getting IRCTC tatkal easier than booking a Mumbai film fest ticket
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Getting IRCTC tatkal easier than booking a Mumbai film fest ticket

A number of people wrote in to let me know that as far as their experiences go, being youthful isn't much of an advantage with the MFF website.

MFF 2013: Films to watch out for this week
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MFF 2013: Films to watch out for this week

After midnight tonight, it will let you book tickets for Tuesday too. So here are our picks for the next few days.

Mumbai Film Festival 2013: No country for old people
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Mumbai Film Festival 2013: No country for old people

It didn't help that the the ticketing portal didn't go live at the time it was supposed to and till date, it hasn't managed to open up an updated version of the site at midnight as per the festival organisers' promises.

Films to watch out for in Mumbai Film Festival 2013
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Films to watch out for in Mumbai Film Festival 2013

Since there's a lot to choose from, here's our list of the Best of MFF for the next two days.

MFF 2013: Tillotama Shome talks about playing a man in Irrfan's Qissa
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MFF 2013: Tillotama Shome talks about playing a man in Irrfan's Qissa

In Singh's Qissa, she plays Kanwar Singh, who was born a girl but was raised as a boy by her father Umber Singh (played by Irrfan Khan).