Bollywood’s Size Zero Obsession

Actress Nanda

There was this old joke, about Bollywood yesteryears actress Asha Parekh who went up to God and said “Main aapke paas ek Chhoti is aas leke ayi hoon” and apparently God thundered,  “Jooth kyon bolti ho!”… Purport of this being that Bollywood does not have a history of size zero. What is does have, is a history of full bodied, curvy women; it is a long and honored tradition, … [Read more...]

The Chick Flick – Has it Arrived in India?

Aisha - India's First Chick Flick?

Ever since the comely Anuja Chauhan wrote the hugely entertaining and laugh out loud funny The Zoya Factor and Battle for Bittora, it was safe to conclude that chick lit had arrived in India. But as to the other question, has the Chick Flick arrived in India; the answer is rather less unequivocal. A few months ago we the film going junta, were presented with Aisha, an … [Read more...]

Preview of ‘Thank You’

A Still from the movie Thank you

Date of Release: April 8, 2011 Star Cast: Akshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Irrfan Khan, Suneil Shetty, Celina Jaitley and Rimi Sen. Director: Anees Bazmee Producers: Ronnie Screwvala, Twinkle Khanna Come April 8th and we shall see Akshay Kumar in yet another romantic comedy- Thank You. In the movie, Bobby, Irrfan and Suneil play the roles of Raj, Vikram and … [Read more...]

A Comedy of Errors?

Hera Phero

As everyone awaits the release of Akshay Kumar’s latest comedy Thank You, we wonder if this one's going to be any different from his recent releases. It all started with the Khiladi movies. The comedy in the likes of Main Khiladi Tu Anadi and Mr. and Mrs. Khiladi did a very good job of entertaining. Then came the Priyadarshan directed hit- Hera Pheri. The trio of Akshay Kumar, … [Read more...]

F.A.L.T.U. is Complete Fun Fare – Go Watch it.

FALTU wallpaper

Great promotional tactics and innovative release methods has already put F.A.L.T.U. ahead of its competition. Thankfully, it’s not a case of all noise and no show. F.A.L.T.U. is the exact opposite of its name and delivers on all counts. World Cup weekend brought in lots of positivity. F.A.L.T.U. may as well benefit from this feel-good wave, but F.A.L.T.U. stands on its own … [Read more...]