Bollywood Features

Blog: Top 5 Most Tear Jerking Scenes of Recent Times

Written by on October 24th, 2007

We have seen Bollywood movies and we know the different genres they have. Drama, comedy, musical and all. There is only one thing that gets an audience in the movie theatre to start sniffing, and that is… Tear Jerking scenes. Meaning, sad scenes. What makes a sad scene? It can be a child losing his […]

Eid Mubarak!

Written by on October 13th, 2007

Every religion is defined by a major holiday that is considered to be the biggest day of the year for the religion. For the Muslims, that holiday is Eid. Eid is the holiday that follows the holy month of Ramadan. After the month long fasting period, people are eager to celebrate their hard work. We […]

Spotlight: Rani Mukerji

Written by on October 12th, 2007

“According to me acting should be done from the heart. You have to feel every given emotion and perform with ease and sincerity.” -Rani Mukerji Rani Mukerji, one of Bollywood’s finest artists, has won the praise of critics and the love of fans all over the world for her sincere portrayal of her roles. She […]

Your Guide To Bollywood This Winter!

Written by on October 5th, 2007

Some may say that 2007 has been a quiet year, however, it is only because the industry plans to end with a bang! We now bring you a Bollywood guide for this winter! October The month has just begun however cinegoers can already look forward to some very interesting releases. Yash Raj Films and Priyadarshan […]

Bizarre Song Picturizations

Written by on October 4th, 2007

Here are Prathna’s views on what makes a Bizarre Song Picturization: Nach Baliye — Bunty Aur BabliIf there was ever a track that could be said to have ruined the shear beauty of a track than Nach Baliye would definitely be it. Besides the horrendous wardrobes of both Abhishek and Rani this songs ruined everything […]

Top 5 Ridiculous Song Picturizations

Written by on October 4th, 2007

Song picturizations are what sets Bollywood movies apart from other genres. They are filled with sensational and unique choreography and the beautiful sceneries range from the pyramids of Egypt to the locales of hillstations. There are many different kinds of them: . Item songs, which are always so hot and sizzling that they set the […]

Who’s Hot Who’s Not (11th – 23rd September)

Written by on September 24th, 2007

First up is Preity Zinta accompanied by Ness Wadia (aka Prune Lips). It pains me to say it but I’m not feeling the bangs in her hair, which look like she cut them herself. And normally yellow is a colour she can carry off well. It looks good on her here too but the loose […]

A Decade of Item Numbers

Written by on September 23rd, 2007

Item numbers puzzle me. They’re so simple — just a star shaking a leg on screen, yet they are sometimes so intoxicating that you can’t help but want to jump up and dance yourself (Hint: Lock your door first.). As silly as it may seem, a five-minute song can often lift your spirits and make […]

Toronto Film Festival 2007

Written by on September 16th, 2007

For past two weeks, Toronto has held its 32nd Annual International Film Festival, a prestigious festival that is said to be a lead-up to the Oscars. In fact critic Roger Ebert said, “Cannes may be the biggest, but Toronto is the most important.” At this years’ festival the Hindi film industry certainly made its presence […]

The A-C of Bollywood Belles

Written by on September 16th, 2007

I recall reading an article once about Cannes in the Times Sunday magazine. In the article they talked about how Cannes was the breeding ground for the Hollywood starlet – a C-grade actress, getting maximum public exposure. It’s times like these that I am grateful that Bollywood doesn’t have quite the clout Hollywood has. While […]

An Open Letter to Yash Raj & ilk…

Written by on September 16th, 2007

Dear Yash Raj Camp and your ilk, I write to you as an avid film-goer and Indian film fan. Having grown up with Bollywood I have the utmost fascination for this particular cinema. I love the songs. I love the dances. I even love the ridiculous set of rules self-imposed by the industry. However, in […]

Who’s Hot Who’s Not (1st – 10th September)

Written by on September 11th, 2007

Kangana Ranaut has been spotted at the Wills India Fashion Week (along with a few other stars), here she is seen in a creation designed by Priya and Chintan at the Wills India Fashion Week in New Delhi. Frankly we love the dress and we gotta hand it to her, Ms. Ranaut is looking quite […]

Spotlight: Esha Deol

Written by on September 6th, 2007

“As far as I am concerned, I pick those characters that I feel I will enjoy playing and do justice to. Never say never, is what I believe, so I grab any role that gives me a chance to perform well.” ~ Esha Deol Esha Deol is one of Bollywood’s rising stars who has a […]

Discussion: The Deathly Hallows

Written by on September 4th, 2007

Note: This article contains spoilers Emerging from page 784 of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, I realize that the spell cast upon me ten years ago has finally lifted. Yet its after-effects still linger, like a suffusing glow threatening to overtake my mind. The adventure Harry took us on is one the world will […]

Top 10 Rain Songs in Bollywood

Written by on September 3rd, 2007

Rain has been linked to Indian cinema since the very beginning of the film industry. It’s the one element that can be used to portray a variety of emotions and interesting situations. Whether it’s symbolized to show romance or heartbreak. To depict sensuality or just simple playfulness, rain is that single element that can successfully […]

Who’s Hot Who’s Not (25th – 31st August)

Written by on September 2nd, 2007

Globus recently announced Kareena Kapoor as their brand ambassador, here she is dressed in a bright turquoise blue dress. Now either you can love this dress or you can hate it, we personally love it! But all that make up has to go! Rating: HOT!

Amitabh Bachchan: Disrespected Legend

Written by on August 29th, 2007

Amitabh Bachchan – THE actor, THE star, THE icon that defines Hindi films. There are no ifs, ands, or buts about that. The man has brought success to Bollywood like no man before or after him has brought. There are men who are the face of a franchise or an industry. In the Hindi film […]

Sholay / RGV Ki Aag: A Comparative Look at the Characters

Written by on August 29th, 2007

The wait is almost over. Ram Gopal Varma Ki Aag, the remake to Sholay, is releasing this Friday. This just may be the most anticipated remake ever only because it is the remake of the biggest blockbuster in Hindi cinema. Everyone is getting their torches ready to light a fire on Ramu’s Aag. If the […]

Banish from Bollywood!

Written by on August 29th, 2007

Note: This article is strictly based on the opinion of the writer and is not intended to hurt any sentiments of fans whatsoever. It seems we’re getting a bit crowded in this little cinematic world of Bollywood. Naturally, the only solution is to sort through the pile and chuck the junk! Here we go. Aashish […]

Who’s Hot, Who’s Not (17th – 24th August)

Written by on August 27th, 2007

It’s that time of the week again! Let’s see who’s looking fine and who should be fined… Bengal beauty Bipasha Basu has recently been spotted at the Vintage India Exhibition. Girlfriend is definitely working it out in an emerald green traditional outfit! There’s something about this chick and traditional clothes that just go together. Our […]

The Next Bollywood Star in Madame Tussauds

Written by on August 27th, 2007

Madame Tussauds, as we all know, is a place that is filled with wax statues of popular figures, past and present, throughout the world. There is one in London and one in New York. The London one is special as it includes three of Bollywood’s best, Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai, and most recently Shah Rukh […]


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