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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…

Bollywood: Where Has All The Quality Gone?

Recently, the big news in Bollywood was about a certain film starring one of the Khans that broke box office records. Yet, all over the internet, people were abusing the film left, right, and centre. Even film critic and TV host Anupama Chopra, who confessed to be a huge fan of the star, found the…

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag: Official Trailer

Sports films are very rare in Bollywood, in fact you can nearly count on your fingertips sports films produced in Bollywood. Chake De India, Jo Jeeta Woh Hi Sikandar, Lagaan, Iqbal etc are examples of sports based mainstream Hindi films which have caught the audience fancy, while only the first was based on a true…

Fukrey Movie Review : Largely a funny film

Fukrey, produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani under Excel Entertainment, is a small little film that came out this weekend. The first trailer did invite me to watch the film, specially with the compelling Delhi (read Daehli) flavor that it reeked of. But then it looked like another coming of age story of 4…

Disappointing Films of 2012

As the year passes by, every film buff likes to look back on the films that gave him/her a sheer viewing pleasure and made for a memorable movie watching experience. And then, there are films which also cause nothing but sheer disappointment, heartbreak and anguish, mainly due to the expectations that were attached to these…

Talaash- The search that leads no where

TALAASH Director: Reema Kagti Rating: ** As part of its pre-release publicity, Aamir Khan appeared on C.I.D. on television. Now, having seen the movie, I can see what an apt platform it was to publicize it. Talaash is very much like an episode of C.I.D. – it starts off with a death, holds our interest…