Movies with a Message- A New Recipe for Success

Rang De Basanti

Have you ever walked out of a movie hall feeling a sudden surge of patriotism? Or maybe, frustration at the current political system in place in our country?  Felt resentment towards those who indulge in racial/caste-based discrimination? Or, the pain of those suffering from acute poverty or some congenital disorder? I’m sure most of you have felt one or more of the above … [Read more...]

A chuckle, a smile and a loud roar of laughter

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron

These films give us all that and much more Bollywood comedy movies are not easy to make and direct. Most directors agree that comedies require much more finesse and style than the audience ever realises. Maybe this is the reason why comedies become a part of our memories and when we think about our favourite movies – most of them are comedies. You can watch them again and … [Read more...]

Dhobi Ghat Review – A Film with Tons of Class, Soul and Mood

It’s clearly not a mass film. In fact, I made the horribly incorrect judgment of choosing to take 9 of my friends for Dhobi Ghat as a birthday treat, all of whom hated the movie. But that clearly does not imply that this is a bad film. In fact, I think it was brilliant. As I said, it’s clearly not a mass, masala entertainment production. It is for those who are into some real, … [Read more...]

Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan – Can these living legends be compared?

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If your first reaction after reading the title was - ' Oh no! Not again!' or something to that effect, we apologize. But the comparison between Shahrukh Khan and Aamir Khan is so interesting, we felt the site was incomplete without it. In fact, any Bollywood loving journalist will eventually come to the point when he feels like comparing these living legends simply because they … [Read more...]

Aamir Khan’s Success Secrets – The Genius of Bollywood Movies!

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Aamir Khan is often tagged as a  maverick, a perfectionist, a genius in marketing Bollywood movies and sometimes, 'Mr Blockbuster Khan'. It is not easy enough to slot this guy. He has successfully handled the four spheres of film making which perhaps none of his contemporaries have managed to do - Acting, Direction, Production and Marketing. Surely Aamir has something unique in … [Read more...]