Bollywood Masterpieces Which Are Best Left Untouched

Andaz Apna Apna

With this trend of classics being remade catching on, it’s natural to feel apphrehensive about what the coming times may do to our beloved movies. Added to that is the fact that the remakes are less than flattering and often just rehash the old content. Take for example two classic cases of Sholay and Karz. What these two movies accomplished is a question best left … [Read more...]

The Democratisation of Bollywood

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If you have been watching Koffee with Karan diligently, then you would know that there are supposed to be ‘Camps’ in the Hindi film industry. Nonetheless, Bollywood is now probably more democratic than ever before; it is now more possible for unknowns and those without Godfathers to break into the Hindi film industry. Time was that Bollywood had a ‘reigning’ superstar that … [Read more...]

My Friend Pinto Movie Preview

My Friend Pinto

Get ready to say hello to My Friend Pinto this summer, yet another film featuring the talented young star Prateik Babbar. Directed by Raaghav Dar and produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali Films, My Friend Pinto will be Prateik’s third movie in 2011 after Dhobi Ghat and Dum Maro Dum. It will be the first film with him in focus though. Starring alongside him is Kalki Koechlin. In … [Read more...]

Bheja Fry 2 Trailer Review

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Bheja Fry was a small budget film that nobody has expected to succeed and which eventually everyone ended up watching and liking. Now to cash in upon the brand value, we have it sequel which has one essential ingredient in place – Vinay Pathak, except for him, there seems to be nothing in the Bheja Fry 2 trailer that is reminiscent of the prequel. Anyways, as is visible in … [Read more...]

Stanley ka Dabba – Movie Review

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Did you have a teacher because of whom you dreaded school itself or did you have one who was the sole reason you trudged to school with that heavy bag each day? Stanley ka Dabba beautifully delineates the archetypal school experience; memories of which can etch deeply into our psyches that endure though adult life as well. This movie review of Stanley ka Dabba may be two … [Read more...]