Billa – 2007

In 1978, Amitabh Bachchan acted in Don. In 1980, Rajnikant remade it as Billa in Tamil. Shahrukh Khan remade the original Don in 2006 as Don-The chase begins again. And now, Ajit comes with Billa-2007 in Tamil. Is there such a dearth of quality scripts out there that they are remaking remakes? Well, the trailer…

Music for the Weekend – Dus Kahaniyan

Dus Even though the movie has open to the usual lousy reviews, two of the songs are indeed rocking. Even though Sanjay Gupta is a master copier of hollywood and world cinema, one cant deny that he’s got a good ear for music. Case in point, the soundtracks of Zinda, Musafir and now Dus Kahaniyan….

Hard Kaur

Another British-Indian singer, Taran Kaur Dhillion aka Hard Kaur burning up charts these days. Look 4 Me Sexy Boy Move your body – Johnny Gaddaar +++

Jodhaa Akbar

Its gonna be an awesome start to 2008. No matter how boring Aishwarya Rai seems to me, there are still a few compelling reasons for watching the movie. Ashutosh Gowariker happens to be one of the biggest reason. No matter what people felt, but i absolutely loved Swades. It was probably one of those few…

Swollen toe

In the middle of the night, i woke up to go to the loo and ended up knocking my feet on the computer table. Didnt feel any pain then and went to sleep. Woke up in the morning with a swollen toe and iam hobbling now. Anyway, took medical leave. Maybe its a sign that…

Om Shanti Om – Review

Leave your brains at home when you go watch this new Diwali Dhamaka. Yup, Om Shanti Om is a true blue entertainer, the kinds of which Manmohan Desai used to churn out in the 70s and 80s. Its a tribute to the 70s. To the cinema that we all have grown up on. To the…

Let the battle begin – Saawariya vs Om Shanti Om

Saawariya or Om Shanti Om? Its going to be probably the biggest Diwali ever for the Hindi movie industry. Saawariya is backed by the dollars and marketing muscle of 20th Century Fox. OSO is backed by the Energizer bunny of Hindi cinema, Shah Rukh Khan. So, who will win? Well, we would know in the…

No Smoking – Review

When Matrix released in 1999, it became a rage in India. On the first day of release, we bought the tickets in black and watched the movie. Came out, everyone was blank, hardly talked to anyone else. We asked each other if anyone understood the movie. A friend commented “Its not the movie, its the…

Anurag Kashyap rips apart journalists

Just look at the kind of morons who pass off themselves as film critics. Raja Sen, Khalid Mohammad, Taran Adarsh, Deepa Gehlot…. The only reasonable guy i find is Rajeev Masand of CNN-IBN. “I am not angry with you. My anger is directed at the entire media. No journalist in India watches cinema, unlike film…

No Smoking

The soundtrack of the movie “No Smoking” simply rocks. Both the Trance and Jazz version of “Jab bhi cigarette” is frickin awesome. To top it off, John Abraham looks smoking hot. Directed by Anurag Kashyap (writer of Satya, Shool, Company and director of Black Friday), the movie is produced by none other than Vishal Bharadwaj…

Taare Zameen Par – Promo

Taare Zameen Par Omg…Omg…Aamir Khan is back. The first promo of the Aamir Khan directed and produced “Taare Zameen Par” (stars on the earth) is out. This is the 2nd movie under the Aamir Khan Productions banner after the Oscar nominated “Lagaan“. aah…these are the little things that make life beautiful. +++

Manchester United ties up with Bollywood film Goal

Bollywood movie “Goal” has tied up with Manchester United Football Club in the hope of scoring a major hit when it is released at the end of the month. Indian hunk John Abraham plays the role of a footballer inspired by the English Premier League champions. “It’s great to be associated with the Manchester United…