Luv ka The End – This Weekend’s Release

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Before we say anything else about this film, there are a few things that you should know about Luv ka the End - the latest Hindi movie to come out of Bollywood. 1. It has a director whose name is Bumpy (yes that is apparently his whole name) and is known as the director of the reality show MTV Roadies. 2. The director states that there is a layer of stupidity running … [Read more...]

Critics Give a Thumbs Up to Shor in the City

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The Hindi movie viewer is spoilt for choice this weekend, and another Bollywood offering this last weekend of April, is Shor in the City. Mumbai the city, with its contradictions and complexities has been the leitmotif for a number of recent Bollywood films, such as Dhobi Ghat (which incidentally is Mumbai Diaries in the original English version)  and Once Upon a Time in … [Read more...]

Chalo Dilli – The Road Movie Revisited

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Even on the face of it, Chalo Dilli has a lot going for it – this weekend’s much awaited Bollywood release was much in the news for several reasons – tennis ace Mahesh Bhupati company Big Daddy Productions is the co-producer of the film and his brand new wife Lara Dutta is the female lead who forms a rather incongruous pair with funny man Vinay Pathak. And just for extra fun, … [Read more...]

Dum Maaro Dum – Film Review

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First off, the title has nothing to do with the basic theme and storyline of the film at all. Unless, of course, it refers to the “dum” required to fight crime. For those who don’t have time to read and just want to know whether or not they should go for it – I’ll tell you now: yes, go for it. For those who wish to know why, read on. Dum Maaro Dum is... ok let me not … [Read more...]

Superbly Late But… Teen Thay Bhai Review

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Obvious chances are, that by the time you are, or are not reading this, you’ve already seen 3 Thay Bhai. And therefore, you already have a fair chance of knowing what I’m going to write regarding this latest ‘ROMP’ [Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra Production]. Sincere apologies for the fact that you could not rely on your favourite bollywood gossip space on the net, © BollyKings, for … [Read more...]