Tag

romance

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.


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.


Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

Rajnigandha

Basu Chatterjee’s 1974 Filmfare award-winner for Best Picture kicks off our 70s Week posts. Vidya Sinha plays a young woman who’s having a bit of trouble deciding on who she wants to spend the rest of her life with (but it doesn’t play out as you would expect).


Sunday, January 31st, 2010

Ishqiya

Curry Western? Masala Noir? Whatever the genre, Abhishek Chaubey’s directorial debut is a spicy treat served straight up from the India we don’t get to see a lot of.


Friday, January 15th, 2010

Chance Pe Dance

In the 90s Ken Ghosh made Indian music videos that didn’t suck. In the Noughties he delivered one fun film and one not so good one. Let’s see what he has in store for the new decade.


Friday, October 23rd, 2009

Anthony Zimmer

Mistaken identities, vicious killers, dogged cops and a femme fatale. It takes a deft hand to make even the most simple and tired plot new again. Such is the case in Jérôme Salle’s thriller — but, as always, there is a twist.


Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Wake Up Sid

Bollywood made the slacker rich man’s son an icon. So what happens when one of them has to grow up?