When I had seen the trailer of Rangoon, I was curious. A love story set against the back drop of war is not a new theme. However, it is a relatively unexplored territory in Hindi films. Add to that the period element and a love triangle and we have a potentially interesting tale in our hands.
“Rahul… Naam toh suna hoga” said he, holding his hand for her to shake. She let out a tiny smile and took his hand. An SRK fan. This one will be fun to talk to. “Simran”, she said. “Really?” “Yes really. I was born in the 80s and my granddad named me Simran much before Aditya Chopra had even thought of DDLJ” And that’s how it had started… Simran met Rahul at Madras Cafe in Matunga, Mumbai where she was having filter coffee and he was gorging on steaming idlis. A shortage of tables had brought them