M F Husain Muses and the Hindi Film Industry


Maqbool Fida Husain, India’s best known artist; responsible for putting India on the world art map, died on 9 June 2011. Regardless of the multitudes of controversies surrounding M F Husain, there can be no doubt that the artist was revered by the art world, to say nothing of the Hindi Film Industry with which he had a long and close association. It is well known that M F … [Read more...]

Preview- Bbuddah hoga tera Baap and Aarakshan


You have to hand it to the man, he is 68 and he still manages to land the choicest roles available in Hindi cinema – we preview two very different upcoming Hindi films, both starring Amitabh Bachchan – Bbuddah hoga tera Baap and Arakshan. The first is an irreverent comedy about a cussed, angry old man, and the latter a film about an extremely serious issue that every Indian … [Read more...]

Double Dhamaal Trailer Review

double dhamaal poster

Dhamaal is back in its new avatar - Double Dhamaal, what else? The joker gang is back and so is Sanju baba, so for sure Double Dhamaal will have its share of tomfoolery and misunderstandings and it will have what was missing in the first movie – the babe quotient and it’s there in double measure too. Double Dhamaal boasts of having two very entertaining women (in their … [Read more...]

Bollywood and Politics – Do they Mesh?


The forays that Bollywood actors have made into politics have been frequent but not always hugely successful; which raises the question - do Bollywood and Politics really mesh? Are Bollywood stars cut out for politics and if not, why so? Recently Saif Ali Khan made a statement to the effect that he was not interested in politics – “I am not a politician by nature. I am very … [Read more...]

Ready Movie Review


This was supposed to be the FIRST BIG FILM of 2011. Oh yeah… it’s a BLAST. It would be an understatement that despite promises, Ready fails to entertain you. Because in fact, even though it was clearly expected by most that Ready was going to be a bad film, 2011 has been a year that gave us some beautiful films and cinema. Therefore, Ready seemed worse that it really … [Read more...]