child sexual abuse

Two Films. Two Worlds. And an Issue: Child Sexual Abuse and Us

TV writer and film reviewer Nandini Arora urges us to take a firm stand on Child Sexual Abuse. For our own benefit. I happened to watch two movies recently – Ajji directed by Devashish Makhija and Ribbon by Rakhee Sandilya. Both talk of Child Sexual Abuse and rape. Since Goregaon Highway Pulse has a lot […]

shaadi mein zaroor aana

Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana: Highway Reel Film Review

AVOID THIS SHAADI! Shaadi Mein Zaroor Aana – a film with excellent cast. A story that seems progressive. What could possibly go wrong? Well, it’s turned out to be an absolute disaster. Rating: 0.5 / 5 Starring: Rajkummar Rao, Kriti Kharbanda, Govind Namdeo Written by: Kamal Pande Directed by: Ratnaa Sinha The Story: Satyendra (Sattu) […]

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Rukh Film Review | Highway Reel

Rukh is a demanding film and needs dedicated watching. It is a film to go for only if you are willing to emotionally invest in it.  Rating: 3 / 5 The Story The film starts with a stilted and tense conversation between Nandini and Diwakar, a middle-aged, middle-class couple. Later that night Diwakar dies in a car […]

tu hai mera sunday

Tu Hai Mera Sunday | Highway Reel Film Review

Seene mein jalan, aankhon mein toofaan saa kyun hai, Is sheher mein har shakhs pareshaan saa kyun hai? This song, penned by Shaharyaar, was written in 1978 and spoke of Mumbai. The song brought to life, the isolation, the loneliness, being stuck in the daily and seemingly endless rigmarole we call work. 39 years later, […]

Book Mark Review: Karan Johar’s ‘An Unsuitable Boy’

When I asked self-confessed bibliophile, Nandini Arora, to share her thoughts on a book that’s being talked about all the time, she agreed instantly. Avid reader, film viewer and writer, this GHP member shares her opinion of Karan Johar’s autobiography candidly. I suggest you follow her lead and read the book. I have already.   […]