Indie films: Small, but not inconsequential

They are high on content and performances but small-budget or indie movies receive step-motherly treatment when it comes to box-office space. Either they are released in hordes or at inappropriate times or there aren’t enough showcases for them.

Indie films Small, but not inconsequential

Some time ago I came across footage from ‘Pyaar Ka Punchnama’ on Facebook and, just out of curiosity, clicked. I was amazed at the way the particular scene had been picturised, the dialogues handled and the overall execution. This prompted me to see one of the best and most entertaining small-budget movies.

Alas! Director Luv Ranjan’s offering didn’t elicit the right response when it came out in 2011. Starring fresh talent Kartik Aaryan, Raayo Bakhirta, Nushrat Bharucha, Padam Bhola, Sonalli Sehgal, Divyendu Sharma and Ishita Sharma, it came and went without a trace. Read more on msn.

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