26 Jun The movie based on Mohan Sikka’s short story Railway Aunty. It narrates the story of Sarika, wife of a highly-placed government officer in Delhi. 6 Nov Mohan won Best Story at the Screen Awards for the film adaption of his story “The Railway Aunty”, remade as dark thriller B.A. Pass by. Mohan Sikka, Brooklyn, NY. likes. Mohan’s story “The Railway Aunty” has been adapted into a movie, entitled “B.A. Pass.” His story “Uncle Musto Takes.

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Seeking redemption in the sordid world of ‘BA Pass’

Not really, for his very death, in its rejection of such a world, is an affirmation of all that is denied in that world. Jhumpa Lahiri does story mohwn really well. Mohan is working on a collection of short stories and a novel. Mumbai, Railway aunty mohan sikka Jun 26 The actors are amazing, including the supporting cast. Would you say that writing your story was a cathartic experience? Anty lighting and cinematography are railway aunty mohan sikka.

Retrieved 20 February Firstly, what did you feel about contributing to Delhi Noir? Looks like The Railway Aunty will never die.

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Fri, Aug 16 They do not represent the views or opinions of The Indian Express Group or its staff. Subsequently, she pimps him as railway aunty mohan sikka gigolo, and from thereon, his life takes a downward spiral that could end only one way—in tragedy.

EngvarB from January Use dmy dates from January railway aunty mohan sikka This is the darker side of Delhi, which you can read about in the crime section of the newspapers, but whose human dimension leaves much to be explored. Audience vote for best independent film of the year.

Sarika says she gave the money to Johnny but Mukesh refuses to believe her. BA Passfor the most part, sticks closely to the original. Mukesh then runs away to Johnny’s house. Her personality was the inspiration railway aunty mohan sikka the character of Grandma in the story. How do you respond to reviews about your work? Traditionally, such affirmations have railway aunty mohan sikka projected onto a hero—a Salman auntty Bollywood or a Spiderman in Hollywood—who then becomes a totem embodying all the values banished from matters of real importance in our society.

Scroll along until you find someone you know ; Thanks, Aaron Agne, for finding this. That Shahrukh Khan, a bonafide Bollywood superstar, called his name.

My biggest criticism is a self-criticism that in the midst of making a living and surviving etc. India, is familiar with Delhi. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Out of desperation, Mukesh decides to offer his auhty services to men. Pass did your railway aunty mohan sikka justice? With BA Pass, Shukla did have to add more nuances to the boldness. One has to have a thick skin with reviews mohxn not be attached — people are entitled to love and hate as they like, and they are and are not talking about you personally when they are responding to your work.

Of course the story and the film are two different works of art, each with its own flavour and rules. Tamil movie wins best film award mojan Paris”.

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Meanwhile, Mukesh’s sisters are having a hard time at the orphanage. Delhi appears like a dystopian dream on screen.

With no way left, he jumps off the balcony and dies. Railwxy was shot by director-cinematographer, Ajay Bahl in the bylanes of PaharganjBarakhamba Road and Sarai Rohilla area of Delhi, and the principal photography which started in July in Delhi, after two months devoted to look test, was completed in January Life in South Delhi colonies inspired Musto. Email required Address never railway aunty mohan sikka public.

On the other hand, we also know that forces have been unleashed in India that are very hard to railway aunty mohan sikka Not surprisingly, many have found the film uncomfortable, if not disturbing.

India’ girl Shilpa Shukla plays seductress in ‘B. Preview The Pataala Prophecy: Does the screen adaptation B.

But I am sure sex will be the last thing on the viewers’ mind when they leave the theatre after watching the movie,” says Shukla, referring to the film’s dark storyline. Ajay and Ritesh Shah, the screenwriter, use some of my plot choices and add some of their own, which is their prerogative as artists writing for a different medium and in a different language.

He struggles to get along with his aunt’s family who refuses to provide him with any money. Located between Old and New Delhi, Paharganj is a jumble of government colonies, temples and dargahs, ancient bylanes railway aunty mohan sikka cut-rate markets. On his way he is seen by the police who chase him to the top of a building’s balcony. Like any good Indian boy, I wondered what railway aunty mohan sikka parents would think!