Growing up in Mumbai, filmmaker Ritesh Batra was struck by the number of Bollywood films that had rich girl-meets-poor boy as a central conceit. “They would fall in love for no good reason,” said Batra.
A man and woman from different walks of life share a brief, awkward encounter. They meet again sometime later, thanks in part to happenstance (and also, the man’s persistence). For reasons both cultural
The photographer at the Gateway Of India in Mumbai makes an unusually poetic sales pitch. Rafi (Nawazuddin Siddiqui), trying to sell Miloni (Sanya Malhotra) on a touristy souvenir photo, promises not the