Articles by: Divyesh Murabiya

Jhund: Nagraj Manjule’s engrossing drama

Jhund: Nagraj Manjule’s engrossing drama

Cesare Zavattini, a screenwriter, film theorist and proponent of Italian Neorealism, writes cinema should penetrate more and more into the manifestations and essence of reality. Nagraj Manjule’s Bollywood debut film Jhund is precisely trying to assert this. The film starts with a woman scolding her husband for irresponsibly drinking, simple yet engrossing, camera pans and we see Don, Ankush approaching.[Read More…]

by 04/04/2022 Comments are Disabled Arts/Literature
Sadat Hasan Manto: a craftsman of Short Story

Sadat Hasan Manto: a craftsman of Short Story

I was getting anxious as the time of my departure from Mumbai was approaching. I vividly remember it was the last week of September 2016 and I wanted to spend my last week; eating, drinking, and visiting my favorite spots. I still remember every last day I spent in Mumbai except the day of my departure. Sadly, the thought of[Read More…]

by 08/12/2021 Comments are Disabled Book Review