Lakshmi Sankaran

Lakshmi Sankaran has spent over a decade in journalism checking news copy for factual and grammatical errors. She enjoys pulpy sci-fi, chilly British crime shows and a good scare at the movies.

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The second and final part of SS Rajamouli’s blockbuster franchise appears to have taken the grandeur, action and mythology a notch above its predecessor


This remake of Bengali film Rajkahini features Vidya Balan as a formidable brothel owner leading an all-female revolt in colonial India


Sonakshi Sinha will be seen as a young Mumbai reporter chasing deadlines and romantic dead ends in this new comedy thriller


Ram Gopal Varma and Amitabh Bachchan combine forces again to give us a darker, bleaker Subhash Nagre


Vikramaditya Motwane’s next project looks like a nail-biter about Rajkummar Rao stuck all alone in an urban apartment.


Filmed over 17 days in 10 trains, this documentary by Camera And Shorts is an insightful look at travel in the general compartment


Amy Schumer’s collection of stories is a discursive and, often inconsistent, read that alternates from awkward genital humour to earnest emotion


A documentary on Netflix follows the stirring journey of basketballer Satnam Singh Bhamara from a poor village to being the country’s first NBA draft pick