Amol Palekar, the working class hero of the ’70s, turned special quietly while mainstream wasn’t watching
Mitali Parekh (MUMBAI MIRROR; August 21, 2011)
The anti-thesis of the Angry Young Man, Palekar was the common person making the best of his lot in the ‘70s and ‘80s. But the movies he has made as director are sharply different from the movies he has acted in - they are more intellectually distilled. His latest offering, Dhoosar (Blurred, in Marathi), is based on the emotional quagmire stemming from Alzheimer’s disease.
“A movie is a director’s voice. The script is pivotal. It must More >