Agent Vinod: How Sriram Raghavan’s silly spy movie starring Saif paved the way for The Family Man

One of the most impressive things about Prime Video’s The Family Man—and there are many—is directors Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK’s giddy enthusiasm for long, unbroken action sequences. These scenes aren’t actually filmed in elaborately choreographed single takes, but are instead stitched together from several individual shots, which, by the way, is the industry practice … Read more

He was a penniless donor to the far right. He was also a Russian spy

He lived with his sick mother and never had a regular job. He had no obvious source of income and, according to his uncle, even signed up for welfare benefits as a caregiver deserving of state support. But Bohus Garbar, down on his luck and in his early 50s, still managed to donate thousands of … Read more