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bollywood

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

Don 2

Shah Rukh Khan returns as criminal mastermind Don, and the cat-and-mouse-game begins again. Is this sequel worth the chase?


Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Ladies vs. Ricky Bahl

Can the team that brought your Band Baaja Baaraat recreate its magic exactly one year later?


Sunday, October 2nd, 2011

A Song on Sunday: Dil Ka Bhanwar Kare Pukar

We’re back in the 1960s for A Song on Sunday, featuring the classic combination of Dev Anand, Nutan and Mohammad Rafi.


Sunday, September 25th, 2011

A Song on Sunday: Yeh Tumhari Meri Baatein

On this week’s Song on Sunday, the band of boys is back together in the best tune from Rock On!, but it’s neither rock nor sung by a boy.


Sunday, September 18th, 2011

A Song on Sunday: Ek Chatur Naar

We travel all the way to the late sixties, for a taste of musical comedy from the geniuses Kishore Kumar, Mehmood & Manna Dey.


Sunday, September 11th, 2011

A Song on Sunday: Urvashi

Our new weekly feature on Indian film songs kicks off with the 1994 gem that gave us Take it Easy Policy.


Saturday, December 11th, 2010

For the Love of Our Shenanigans

It’s well into the 21st century, and the question on my mind is not, “Where is my jetpack?” but the much more important, “Just what is this thing we call Bollywood, and can we still call it that anymore?”


Saturday, December 11th, 2010

Band Baaja Baaraat

Yash Raj films is back to what they do best with an all-singing, all-dancing cast of unknowns, newcomers and enough subtle skews to the formula to please both diehard romcom fans and those looking for a little bit more.


Friday, August 6th, 2010

Aisha

Adapting a nearly two hundred year old novel set in a small English town for a mainstream Indian audience sounds like an arduous task, but thankfully the novel in question — Jane Austen’s Emma — has enough universal appeal that its plot makes its way fairly unchanged into Aisha. Sonam Kapoor plays the eponymous lead […]


Friday, July 2nd, 2010

I Hate Luv Storys

Boy, Girl, Misunderstanding, Bonding, Airport. Mix well, add tons of cheese, a few tears, and lots of Karan Johar in-jokes. Also, hip t-shirts. You can’t do without those, mmm hmm.