Arnab Goswami tells Amitabh Bachchan like it is

Amitabh Bachchan confessed on “Frankly Speaking” this weekend, that he too is a fan of Arnab Goswami and watches the Newshour every night. Arnab has always been fierce and unstoppable, and delivered yet again by pinning Mr. Bachchan on Bollywood’s elitist, careless and selfish attitude, and Mr. Bachchan’s own reluctance to speak up about issues affecting the common man. Mr. Bachchan was on the defensive and I was frankly let down by … Continue reading Arnab Goswami tells Amitabh Bachchan like it is

Movie Blog: What we can learn from Aamir Khan’s PK (PeeKay)

“Who is God after all?” That is what an alien (portrayed by Bollywood megastar Aamir Khan) asks in the recently released Hindi movie PK (or Peekay). He innocuously explains, “There are two types of God. The first one created the Universe. He is loving, forgiving, omniscient, protective and unprejudiced. There is another God whom People created. He is forgetful, wrathful, prejudiced, and might punish you … Continue reading Movie Blog: What we can learn from Aamir Khan’s PK (PeeKay)

It’s all about cleavage – Deepika Padukone’s cleavage!

Who doesn’t love Deepika Padukone? She’s blessed with a perfect body, a captivating smile, a tall athletic father, a reconstructed nose, and an enviable career. She’s gorgeous and guess what, we all love her from head to toe. Men gape at her and her cleavage – as do women, and as did Times of India.

The controversy began when Times of India tweeted a picture of Deepika Padukone’s picture captioned – “Oh My God!: Deepika Padukone’s cleavage show!” Deepika Padukone replied “Yes! I am a woman. I have breasts and a cleavage! You got a problem!!??” Of course, the world supported Dippy and rightly so. Continue reading It’s all about cleavage – Deepika Padukone’s cleavage!

Enough of Deepika’s Cleavage! Let’s Move On!

Not that it is wise to indulge in Bollywood gossips, particularly when it is about the tabloids and movie stars’ marketing stints and gimmicks. However, when the nation’s leading “newspaper”, Times of India (TOI), is absurdly obsessed with a woman’s anatomy and her private parts (read: Deepika Padukone), it is time to get alert. Before I go further, let me first get the juicy story … Continue reading Enough of Deepika’s Cleavage! Let’s Move On!

Kick – Movie Review

My uncle once said to me, “You NGO philanthropic types work with poor people because it makes you feel better about yourself.” As acerbic that statement sounded back then, Salman’s latest flick KICK really proved my uncle right. Here goes… Salman plays a romantic Robin Hood of around 40 years of age, whose solo mission is to give back to needy kids. But how can … Continue reading Kick – Movie Review

Summer 2014 Movie Recommendations

Summer is in full swing and some amazing movies have been making rounds. We love movies for all ages and of all genres. We recommend you take time from your summer activities and catch these movies! Dawn of the Planet of Apes A moral thriller – this latest Planet of the Apes sequel is a must watch. The movie depicts the near end of the … Continue reading Summer 2014 Movie Recommendations

Preity Zinta: What a mess with Ness!

The moment I read about Bollywood actress Preity Zinta or popularly known as “PZ”, filing molestation case against her former boyfriend Ness Wadia, my reaction was , “Oh Lord, she will be slaughtered for this .” In no time, PZ was trending online and numerous comments were made about her age, look, career and love life. For many people, it was a desperate attempt made … Continue reading Preity Zinta: What a mess with Ness!

Satyamev Jayate Episode 4: How we are failing our Bharat Mata?

“Mera desh mahan nahi hain, par yeah dosh mera hain” (My country is not great, but it is my fault“) Aamir Khan’s guest Mr. Shailesh Gandhi (Former Central Information Commissioner) nailed it with this statement in Satyamev Jayate show. We, the so-called future of this country, are too eager to find faults and blame others for everything- be it 2G scam, sexual molestation, bad roads … Continue reading Satyamev Jayate Episode 4: How we are failing our Bharat Mata?

Bollywood Item Songs or Regressive Pornography?

(DISCLAIMER: Content in this post is inappropriate for audience under 18 years of age) As I was spending my evening watching TV, my maid’s snide comment caught my attention “Aajkal toh TV khole main bhi Saram aati hain! Yeh bada bad heroin log pura kapda utarti hain aur nachti hain” (translate: these days I feel ashamed even turning the TV on. These top actresses take … Continue reading Bollywood Item Songs or Regressive Pornography?

Kurva Chauth or Romantic Blackmail?

Today is also Kurva Chauth, a fast Indian women keep for the longevity and prosperity of their husbands.  For those well familiar with Bollywood movies, Kurva Chauth is often associated with romance and sacrifice for husbands. Wives dress up in gorgeous Indian saris, lenghas and salwar-suits waiting anxiously for the moon to rise. Bollywood has played it’s own part in romanticizing the fast, with gorgeous … Continue reading Kurva Chauth or Romantic Blackmail?