Dum Maaro Dum – A story about the underbelly of Goa

Dum Maaro Dum

For most people the words Dum Maaro Dum are synonymous with a sensual, swaying, yet drugged Zeenat Aman in Hare Rama Hare Krishna, her debut film. Today, Rohan Sippy has used the same phrase and also the same tune as the background of his new film, Dum Maaro Dum, being released on April 22nd.       The previews of the film give us glimpses of a … [Read more...]

SEX: It’s creeping in, Youngistan!

At the time of India’s independence, the leaders of the country were faced with the mundane task of opting for a certain method of development that newly-azad India would follow. In the tremor of the 1945 war, the world had been cracked into two: The Soviets, and the United States of Americans. India could choose to follow either the USSR model, that of a socialist one, for it … [Read more...]

The Industry Khans – and The Best Actor Award Goes to….

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The film industry is peopled with Khans – who wield clout and inspire devotion from legions of fans the world over. For the past couple of decades it is only the Khans who have been any kind of serious contender for the top leading men of the Hindi film industry, in terms of being powerful, influential, successful at the box office and also in terms of sheer histrionic … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

Lame name. But what a brilliant GAME!

Game changer eh?...A look to die for!

Wow. 2011 has surely been (so far) the best year for Bollywood. Not because there’s been one, singular great film (usually an Aamir Khan or a Shahrukh Khan starrer), but because all the films that the industry has squeezed out in the last 3 months have been, in their own way, engrossing. What started with No One Killed Jessica, lives even now, with what is, perhaps, the best … [Read more...]