The Times and Life of the Queen of Hearts – Rani Mukherjee

Rani Mukherjee

Have you seen the movie called ‘Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat’? If not, don’t bother … it’s a disaster. But again, on second thoughts, I’d suggest go ahead and see as much of it as you can tolerate, the next time it is aired on the television. When you see the short, fat-ish, dark, firebrand protagonist, you can’t help marveling at how she’s now metamorphosed into the damsel who now … [Read more...]

The Evolution of the Indian Superhero

Indian superman

In a dark alley, a woman screams as a few armed and masked men seek to rob her. A figure moves swiftly in the dark, takes down all the men with his sheer strength. Saves the lady, saves the day. Another day another place, the same figure appears and rescues several children caught in a fire. The city believes their saviour is here. But for how long?... This is how some of the … [Read more...]

Bollywood Roobaroo Hollywood – Koffee with Holly

bollywood-vs-hollywood

[Setting: An old-fashioned room, two cushions at opposite ends, facing inwards, towards a fireplace. Fire crackles. Two fine gentlemen are seated on the cushions, gazing into the crackling flames. One is smoking Cigar, and the other one, adjusting his Dhoti. The Cigar-man, Hollywood, speaks.]     Hollywood: Hi. Bollywood: Namaste [joins hands]. Hollywood: It’s a … [Read more...]

‘Koffee With Karan’ – Karismatic And Kool

Koffe with Karan

‘Koffee with Karan’ is a show that needs no introduction. With a smile, a wink and a smirk, Karan conveys more than his guests usually like to admit. Karan Johar’s show can boast of some of the best known and most loved faces of Bollywood. In spite of it being an English show it grabs viewership even from people who aren’t so well versed with the language. Evidently, the reason … [Read more...]

Patiala House: High Expectations from Akshay and Anushka

Patiala House - One Of The Most Awaited Releases Of 2010

Patiala House is about to be released. And expectations are sky-high. Scheduled to hit the theaters on 11th Feb 2011, it can very well be a comeback vehicle for Akshay Kumar as well as director, Nikhil Advani. The leading lady, Anushka is the latest midas-touch and truely enough, she seems to light up the scene every time she makes an appearance. She looks fresh and confident … [Read more...]