Number one Bollywood film of the year Shahid

The Best of Bollywood: 2013

I am guessing that a few of my choices this year are going to make you wonder whether I am a serious movie watcher or a frivolous masala film fiend. That notwithstanding I present my personal and unapologetic choice of the best Bollywood had to offer in 2013. Apologies if any go to Ship of…

dhoom3poster

Dhoom 3: Slow Commotion

Director: Vijay Krishna Acharya Rating: * Myyyyy brrrraaaaainnnn issssssssssssss wooorrrkkkkiiiinnnggg innnnn slooooooooow moooootionnnnnnn. I have been subject to so much of it during Dhoom 3 that walking at normal pace seems like a sprint to me now. In the third installment of this poor man’s action movie franchise, bikes chronically break through everything that comes…

Ramleela Review

Ram Leela Movie Review: Kya Goli Khila Rahe Ho!

Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali Rating: ** I could simply say that this is a Sanjay Leela Bhansali film and end the review here. After that, whatever you imagine the film to be is probably true. Starting with his second film, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, SLB has made a reputation for himself of making films…

Notes from the Jagran Film Festival 2013 – Part II

Finally saw my first and only Bollywood film of the festival – Ankur Arora Murder Case. For an industry that keeps regurgitating old plots, a film on medical malpractices was a welcome change. Kay Kay Menon led the cast with a stellar performance as the vain doctor whose negligence causes the death of a small…