A prince, a princess and the days of the maharajas - just the ingredients to
make up a typical fairy tale! And all together, not the kind of tale to be told
by a Shyam Benegal. Not quite, we agree, for though this tale is about a fairy
of sorts (figuratively speaking), it's far from the 'they-lived-happily-ever-after'
By the way, trust Khalid Mohammed (story-screenplay) to write about his mother. His semi-biographical scripts and screenplays bring to cinema a certain fascinating sense of detail and authentic emotions. It's another thing that his screenplay....