Mumbai Musings: Day 1 – Sacrificing pace for character development

The film is full of conversations — generally between two people — and mind you, these chats don’t always seek to propel the plot forward.

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Return of the Indian

Indian wasn’t just about a man fighting corruption; it was the beautiful story of a flawed man being self-righteous enough to inflict great personal tragedies, if it meant doing what he thought was the right thing.

Redemption for the annoyed Indian moviegoer

Sure, initially, I found it rather difficult to realise rather discomfitingly that I couldn’t utter a single word to my companion. After all, as Rajini says in Baasha, “Indian, pesalanaa sethuduvaan.”