Bahubali - A Review

Bahubali released to theatres a week ago, on 10th July. The films marketers claimed this to be the biggest Indian movie to date - in terms of cost, in terms of distribution and in terms of scale. Movie critics waxed eloquent about its epicness, its visual effects, how it is the perfect blockbuster and more. The movie scores 9.4 on IMDB - more than each of The Lord of theRings trilogy , movies whose scope Bahubali seems to be inspired by…

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The Immortals of Meluha

Amish Tripathi's 'The Immortals of Meluha' was released in 2010 to instant bestseller status with all bookstores stacking the novel front and center in 'Recommended' section. During a visit to one such store, I had picked a copy, read through the gist on the back-cover and decided to skip it. Soon after, Amish Tripathi released a sequel, 'The Secret of the Nagas', which garnered equally glowing reviews and sales…

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