Top Five Filmy Families of Bollywood

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In India, families seem to rule the roost – whether it is in politics, business or Bollywood. Each leader brings some more members of his family into his line of work. When we look around among the well known figures of Bollywood this fact of life is very much in evidence. Among the Kapoors four generations have been in the forefront among the actors, among the Roshans, we have … [Read more...]

Bollywood’s Moviestars Vs. Media’s News – Where Do We Draw The line?

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“The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the masses.” - Malcolm X Films and film stars are an indispensable part of the Indian lifestyle.  If a corporate honcho parties with Shahrukh Khan, then  the village barber in the same city … [Read more...]

Hindi Film Music’s New Golden Boy – Amit Trivedi

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Amit Trivedi seems to have suddenly appeared all over the filmy horizon. He seems to be everywhere, at all award shows, on the mastheads of new hindi films. Every new listing of talented musicians seems to have his name in it. Is he really that new or have we just begun to realise the prodigious talent within this young musician? Actually, Amit Trivedi has been writing and … [Read more...]

We Are Family – Kajol and KJo take on ‘Stepmom’

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One of the most eagerly awaited movies this year is We Are Family. Riding high on the success of My Name is Khan, we see Kajol in the lead again, alongside Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Rampal. This movie is said to be a remake of the Hollywood movie Stepmom starring Julia Roberts. We just stop and wonder when this typical[intlink id="808" type="post"]Bollywood fascination with … [Read more...]

Khatta Meetha – Yet Another Akshay Kumar ‘Comedy’

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Releasing on 23rd July, Khatta Meetha is a satire on the Indian system that promises to tickle your bones while it gets you thinking. The movie shows how a construction contractor, Sachin Tichkule (Akshay Kumar), battles to make his dreams come true as he is faced with the hurdles of rampant corruption and bribery. In the process, he also comes up against his ex-girlfriend … [Read more...]