“Photograph,” a made-in-Bombay fairytale

From the director of “The Lunchbox”
Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Sanya Malhotra, Farrukh Jaffar and Deepak Chauhan
Directed by Ritesh Patra

She’s a young, well-educated and well-to-do woman studying to become an accountant. He is poor, works as a street photographer, comes from the countryside and is, in the eyes of his grandmother, too old to find another woman (but hope, it springs eternal, yadi yadi yada). They meet on the streets of Bombay. And thus begins Ritesh Batra's new film "Photograph," an(other) impossible love story, one ... more >

The Lunchbox — worth a look

Slow-cooked spices, romance and sizzle
Irrfan Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Directed by Ritesh Batra

Ila (Nimrat Kaur) is a young, middle-class Mumbai housewife trying desperately to spice up her marriage through the judicious use of the spatula--that is, through cooking. She desperately hopes that a new recipe of hers will arouse some kind of reaction from her tired and aloof husband. A "special" lunchbox is thus prepared and delivered to him at work. But it mistakenly reaches another office ... more >