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Tees Maar Khan – 4 Reasons why it Flopped!

Tees Maar Khan has been critically trashed. The box office collections have slowed down considerably in the first two weeks itself and Akshay Kumar has delivered one more flop. But did we (or the filmmakers and actors) learn any lessons from this? Probably not. Still, since we have nothing better to do with our lives, […]

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Shah Rukh Khan – What Makes Him Tick

The SRK Magic is inimitable and unique. Many other stars have many of the above attributes but there is only one who has all of them rolled into one. His perfectionism and his professionalism are part of his business qualities, but his acting ability and all-pervading magnetism are what make him the reigning Khan of Bollywood.

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Tees Maar Khan Movie Review: Watch at Your Own Risk!

Poor dialogues and an implausible storyline, performed in an average manner by two of Bollywood’s most talented performers, have all combined together to make us give this film a thumbs down.

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Ageless Body, Timeless Energy and a Dabangg Attitude – This is Salman Khan

Salman Khan has once again proved to be a timeless work of art. Every time the critics slam him and the producers start keeping a safe distance from him, he turns around and presents us with a movie which has all of us cheering from the grandstands.

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Top 10 Dark Horses of Bollywood – The real underdogs!

There have been many who have entered the industry through the years and even though initially no one thought they would go far – may be due to their lack of lineage and conventional good looks, they have established themselves as a force to be reckoned with.

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Future of Indian Animation – Can the industry be salvaged?

Hindi films have not ventured into the field of animation films too often.There are a few exceptions such as My Friend Ganesha and Hanuman, but apart from mythological subjects there have been very few attempts to make animated films based on other topics. With the release of ‘Toonpur ka Superhero’ and ‘Ra.1’, can we expect […]

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Disability Sells – Bollywood in it’s new Avatar

Disability and it’s portrayal in Hindi films was earlier a sideline of the film. Rarely was it the main cover theme of the film, and often it was portrayed as a sympathy factor. The hero’s wheelchair bound sister, or the aged parent who needed to be looked after due to a debilitating condition, these were […]

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Does TV Content Need Sanitization?

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Quantity + Lack of Originality = Bollywood

Why Bollywood produces the most films and the least awards. Bollywood produced 1091 films in 2006, 1132 in 2007, nobody had the guts to calculate for 2008, nobody has had the guts to calculate for 2009, and 2010, it seems, is already on the verge of breaking the record… so why wouldn’t you know about […]

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The Satellite bonanza – Will it sustain or fizzle out

It is said that the recently released Break ke Baad recovered its investment even before it hit the theaters. Thanks to the new trend of selling off the satellite rights several months prior to the release of the movie, filmmakers have discovered a new way of making sure that they recover their money irrespective of […]

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Knockout – Sanjay Dutt and Irrfan Knockout Corruption and Black Money

[ad#post-large] Looks like Bollywood is finally waking up to the ‘weird’ (for want of a better word which explains India’s current socio-politico-economical scene. I just saw a movie which somehow I had missed when it was released 2 weeks ago – ‘Knockout’. Now if I was to review the movie as a piece of art […]

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Allah Ke Bandey: Journey from Poverty to Power?

Release Date: November 26, 2010 Cast and Crew: Director: Faruk Kabir Producer: Ravi Walia Actors: Naseeruddin Shah (Warden); Sharman Joshi (Vijay); Faruk Kabir (Yakub); Atul Kulkarni (Ashwani) and Anjana Sukhani (Sandhya) Synopsis The movie is the journey of two 12-year-old juvenile delinquents, growing up in the slums of India. With the help of a transvestite […]

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