The 18th edition of the JIO MAMI Mumbai Film Festival just ended this week with a big bang and great pomp and circumstance.
This was my second ever film festival, my first being last years edition of MAMI. It has been a hectic, entertaining week that allows me to walk away with some new friends, awesome cinematic experiences and emotionally stirring moments.
As a whole I was lucky enough to not only watch the works of internationally renowned film makers, but meet a few such aspiring struggling film buffs from within the Hindi film industry and get an insight into the madness that is cinema and the numbers of individuals who have an unbridled passion for it.
It's both scary and refreshing to see.
Some of the greatest films of the year were on display and of the 175 unbelievable tempting choices, in a roller coaster 7 days; I witnessed 27 amazing films [technically 28, but I walked out of one]
Instead of however doing a top ten, as it becomes so damn difficult. I'm just going to detail each films from a daily basis and give a round up on what to catch, what to miss, what was absolutely phenomenal and more...