Remixes Of Classics- A Job Well Done?

Yeh Mera Dil from Don: The Chase Begins Again

The other day while listening to the radio I happened to come across the title soundtrack of ‘Dum Maro Dum’. Of course, it wasn’t going to be exactly the same as the original, the musicians had given it their own twist and added their personal touches. But what it made me think was that so many of the old hit songs have been remixed and featured in movies off late. Yet many of … [Read more...]

Bollywood’s Top Five Male Singers in 2011

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For those who live in a world of nostalgia, there has been no greater male singer in Bollywood than Mohd. Rafi. There are some others who will take up cudgels on behalf of Kishore Kumar, since for many years after he ruled the musical waves of Mumbai. Today however there is a new crop of singers and they are making sure that they leave their imprints in this industry, and many … [Read more...]

Ragini MMS hits theaters this Weekend

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The much awaited Ragini MMS, is the latest Bollywood release, a movie of the thriller-horror genre and also of the Ekta Kapoor genre it must be said. Producer Ekta Kapoor seems to have mastered the art of making bold new cinema on shoestring budgets, that shock and entertain in equal measure taking lesser known actors and making the world sit up and take notice. After the … [Read more...]

Film Review – HAUNTED (3D)

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It seems to me as if one morning Bhatt got up, and said to himself, "I’m gonna make a 3D movie. And make it I WILL!"… and he went ahead and did just that. Unfortunately for the audience, he was clearly confused about the theme of the movie. Whilst a part of him was determined to make a horror movie, the other part, subconsciously, perhaps, ended up making a 2+ hour comedy film … [Read more...]

Bollywood and the Celebration of Motherhood

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It was Mother’s Day this last Sunday and Bollywood stars spoke in one voice in honouring and revering their mothers on the day. Stars such as Aamir Khan, Bipasha Basu, Millika Sherawat, Ritiesh Deshmukh, and a host of others wished mothers everywhere and particularly their own mothers on the day using Twitter to communicate their love to mothers. The Filmi Maa The mother … [Read more...]