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Will the Khans take down Sanjay Leela Bhansali?

With the holidays around the corner, mega movies are about to hit the theaters. We are anxiously awaiting: Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bajirao Mastani (BRM) starring Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra and Ranveer Singh in the lead Rohit Shetty’s Diwale with Shahrukh Khan, Kajol and forgettable people in the lead Imtiaz Ali’s Tamasha starring Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor in the lead Sooraj Barjatiya’s Prem Ratan Dhan … Continue reading Will the Khans take down Sanjay Leela Bhansali?

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Thank God Kareena Kapoor Khan does not Represent Bollywood Queens

I am one of those Bollywood fans who gets proud witnessing the success of our actresses. Not all are born with a Kapoor, a Bachchan or a Khan surname, yet some actresses have made it on their own. Deepika, Priyanka, Kangana- they all started somewhere, faced failures, yet managed to rule Bollywood due to their continuous hard work. Bollywood is also a Kingdom of three … Continue reading Thank God Kareena Kapoor Khan does not Represent Bollywood Queens

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Can I be like Akshay Kumar? Yes, he’s that inspiring!

Khans rule Bollywood! It’s Shahrukh, Salman, Aamir who have ruled Bollywood for over 20 years now. But then there’s Akshay Kumar, who has carved out his own niche in the industry ridden with nepotism and camp-ism (read SRK camp, Bachchan camp and Salman camp). Though it may seem Akshay has been overshadowed by the Khans, his caliber and “head-on-the-shoulders” attitude has made him one of … Continue reading Can I be like Akshay Kumar? Yes, he’s that inspiring!

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We like ’em lighter! Hoopla around Ms. America 2013

An outpouring of nationalistic sentiment, on twitter-feed on September 16th morning, read something like this: Clearly, there was some confusion about Ms. Nina Davuluri’s heritage, some called her Arab, some called her Al Qaeda, some called her an Indian and some a terrorist. We weren’t quite sure how the same person could be confused for an Arabian (from Saudi Arabia), an Indian, a 7-11 owner … Continue reading We like ’em lighter! Hoopla around Ms. America 2013

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Chennai Express – The Italian Review

Chennai Express (Milano-Chennai via Boston) A review by our Italian friend – Ludovica Gazzè, who is visiting from Boston and enjoys Shah Rukh Khan movies!  She also exceptionally smart – a PhD student at MIT, who also serves a movie critic for web magazines.  Enjoy the review… I guess the first question is what does an Italian woman who doesn’t speak a word of Hindi … Continue reading Chennai Express – The Italian Review

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Salman Khan To Bite Dust?

“His name will be in tomorrow morning’s newspapers – a man who rises fast, bites dust equally fast”, quips Nizamuddin Baig from Sultanpur outside Salman Khan’s Galaxy Apartments. For those of you who are unaware, Salman Khan a superstar and a do-gooder in his own right.  Salman is involved in raising funds for social causes through this charity – Being Human. Salman also an arch rival … Continue reading Salman Khan To Bite Dust?

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Jannat (Heaven) At Mannat

We are crazy about Bollywood. In fact, Mumbai is Disney World for us. And if Mumbai is Disney World, then Bandra is the “Indiana Jones” ride for us. After all, all mega star Khans live in Bandra! Talking about Khans, we passed by Shahrukh Khan’s Mannat the other day. For those of you who don’t know the background about Mannat, it is a heritage building … Continue reading Jannat (Heaven) At Mannat