Have the bigger directors overtaken their talent? An Analysis of the latest BO debacles.

Raavan

They say success begets arrogance. In some cases, it also begets failure. Or else how do you explain the falling from the pedestal of some of the biggest directors of our times. In 2009 we would have sworn by their names, but 2010 turned the tables – the outcome was definitely not in their favor. Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Ashutosh Gowarikar, Rakesh Roshan, Farah Khan and the might … [Read more...]

30 Best Bollywood Movies of the Last Decade – Part 1

zubeida

Bollywood. Could India have lived without it? I think not. It’s as much an integral part of Indian culture as is our religion and spirituality. Though it is notorious for coming up with some of the worst flicks ever, it is more renowned for coming up with some of the best masterpieces that cinema has seen.  From melodramatic plots to elaborate dance sequences, from mainstream … [Read more...]

Sneak Preview: Kites

Hrithik Roshan’s next flick that is slated for its release on May 21 this year, along with Prakash Jha’s ‘Rajneeti is ‘Kites.’ It is expected to be the most expensive film of Bollywood till date, costing Rs. 150 crore or $25 million to its producer and the father of this star, Rakesh Roshan. Directed by ‘Gangster’ & ‘Life In a ... Metro’ fame Anurag Basu, it is expected to … [Read more...]

Another Roshan Biggie – Kites

Hrithik Roshan Kites

Coming up next from the Roshan camp will be Kites starring Hrithik Roshan and Barbara Mori. The film will be produced by Rakesh Roshan, directed by Anurag Basu (of Life in a Metro fame) and the background score will be given by Rajesh Roshan. [ad#post] According to the grapevine, several other international figures were auditioned for the role such as Penelope Cruz and … [Read more...]