Shor in the city – will it be heard above the noise?

Movie poster

Shor in the City is a film which is believed to have been based on the stories which make our daily fare in newspapers. In a multi-faceted city like Mumbai, survival is a daily battle. They have taken three loosely interconnected stories of young men and brought them to a climax through the grime and noise of the Ganpati festival.   The blurbs state – "When the … [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. Promotions And Release Strategies – Setting New Trends

F.A.L.T.U. promotional

While F.A.L.T.U. looked like any other movie, the promotional team is hell bent on proving otherwise. While F.A.L.T.U. became the first Indian movie to offer exclusive online music downloads, it has also done several other things right. The re-launch vehicle of Vashu Bhagnani’s cute looking sonny Jaccky Bhagnani is also marking the directorial debut of ace choreographer Remo … [Read more...]

Bollywood Trends to Watch Out For In 2011

Salman and Katrina

2011 is a year which will be full of surprises for Bollywood, for several reasons. Some surprises that we’ve already witnessed. With movies with low expectations like Yamla Pagla Deewana doing good business and eagerly awaited ones like Saat Khoon Maaf dying a quiet and not so honorable death at the BO, it can surely get rather unpredictable. However, Bollywood seldom sees such … [Read more...]