10 Hindi Films Which Changed the Course of Bollywood Filmmaking

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There have been movies and then there have been extraordinary movies… movies that have changed the way we look at society and at basic human emotions such as love. Here is a line-up of Hindi movies which in our opinion have made a solid lasting impact on Bollywood filmmaking and its various techniques. In fact, some of the names below have already become legends in Bollywood … [Read more...]

Memories are made of these – films which have become all-time classics

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Bollywood is the world's second largest producer of films and every year  a barrage of them hits the movie theaters. Only a few of them survive long enough to gain immortality. This is my list of top 10 Bollywood movies of all times. Counting right from the inception of cinema in India to this Friday’s releases; we give you ten movies that every Bollywood buff must watch at … [Read more...]

Unforgettable One-Liners from Hindi Films

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Dialogues are such an inherent part of any film, and yet we never seem to pay too much attention to them. However there are some lines which have become a part of folklore and which are unforgettable. Most of us will instantly recognize the lines given below, since all of them are associated with our memories of great films and great actors. Sigh! I think apart from the singing … [Read more...]

Disability Sells – Bollywood in it’s new Avatar

Sanjeev Kumar doing a dream role of thaakur in Sholay

Disability and it's portrayal in Hindi films was earlier a sideline of the film. Rarely was it the main cover theme of the film, and often it was portrayed as a sympathy factor. The hero's wheelchair bound sister, or the aged parent who needed to be looked after due to a debilitating condition, these were staples in the feel-good films. There were a few exceptions – the … [Read more...]