Learning languages (or not learning) is a mindset problem. People with one mindset make efforts to learn it. Those with the other mindset don’t.
The removal of Hindi from signages symbolizes something more than what it seems. It marks the demand for true equality and justice for all languages of India.
1942 – A Love Story is arguably, one of RD’s best albums, if not legendary. Although, there are few low points in the album, 4 out of 7 is not all that bad, especially when those 4 are among the best ever compositions by the composer. It’s unfortunate that the composer didn’t live long enough to receive his third Filmfare Award for Best Music.
But, what I wrote there was reaction. What I’m writing now is not only an afterthought but also a well conducted post-mortem of thoughts and feelings on why the movie worked so well for me.
(+) Just about everything
(-) It’s not reaching the masses. Wish it was dubbed in every dialect.
Don’t paint the film with feminism. It’s not feminism. It’s not anti-chauvinism. It’s humanism.