Tag Archives: Zohra Sehgal

Female Fun Time!

Before Bend It Like Beckham… before Goodness Gracious Me… there was Bhaji on the Beach (1993), an ensemble dramedy scripted by Meera Syal and directed by Gurinder Chadha, which follows a disparate group of British Asian women on a tumultuous … Continue reading

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The Spice Must Flow

I’m afraid the misleading DVD cover for The Mistress of Spices (2005) sets up false expectations that put the movie on the back-foot before it’s even started. In large red lettering, it promises “A MAGICAL ROMANTIC COMEDY”… when, in fact, … Continue reading

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