Category Archives: dance

Aankh Marey : Redux

Simmba, the upcoming Ranveer Singh, Sara Ali Khan starrer redoes the original “Ankh Maaren” from the 1996 “Tere Mere Sapne”. What’s common in here besides the extras and the stylized steps? Arshad Warsi (Sehar, Lage Raho Munnabhai)! The new Ankh … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Ram-Leela

Rating : Average (3.2/5) Genre : Romance Year : 2013 Running time : 2 hours 35 minutes Director : Sanjay Leela Bhansali Cast : Deepika Padukone, Ranvir Singh, Supriya Pathak Kapur, Gulshan Devaiah, Richa Chaddha Kidwise : PG-15 “Hum Dil … Continue reading

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What to Watch on Netflix : Edition #10

– Sleepless Night (“Nuit blanche”, French, subtitled, 2011) : Crooked cop Vincent has a drug heist gone wrong. Amid suspicion in the police department, Vincent must strive to get back his kidnapped son from trigger-happy drug mafia, and avoid being … Continue reading

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The Zero Hour Mashup

And because I can’t resist this – here’s a well-done mashup of all the “item” numbers of 2011. The usual suspects make it here all right – there is Dabangg, Ra One, Tees Maar Khan, Double Dhamaal, Dum Maaro Dum,

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Movie Review : Band Baaja Baaraat

Rating : Very Good (4.5/5) Genre : Romance Year : 2010 Running time : 2 hours 30 minutes Director : Maneesh Sharma Cast : Anushka Sharma, Ranveer Singh Kid rating : PG-13 BAND BAAJA BAARAT : A CHARMER OF A … Continue reading

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Movie Review : Chance pe Dance

Rating : Above average (3.5/5)Genre : All-in-oneYear : 2009Running time : 2 hours 12 minutesDirector : Ken GhoshCast : Shahid Kapoor, Genelia D’Souza, Parikshit Sahni, Mohnish Behl, Vikas BhallaKid rating : PGCHANCE PE DANCE (CPD) : Predictable plot, average entertainer … Continue reading

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Review : Dil bole hadippa

Rating : Above average (3.5/5)Genre : All-in-oneYear : 2009Running time : 2 hours 30 minutesDirector : Anurag SinghCast : Anupam Kher, Shahid Kapoor, Rani Mukherjee, Rakhi Sawant, Vrajesh Hirjee, Dalip Tahil, Poonam Dhillon, Sherlyn ChopraKid rating : PGDIL BOLE HADIPPA … Continue reading

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Preview : Dil Bole Hadippa

Update : Here’s the review. Aditya Chopra produces again, this time taking bankable stars Shahid Kapoor and Rani Mukherjee. “Dil bole hadippa” is another spin-off off of the (reliable ?) oft-repeated formula : rebellious girl dresses up as boy to … Continue reading

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Bollywood dance as genre

The series “Bollywood Hero” starring Chris Kattan and Neha Dhupia started on TV sometime back. I posted about a Flash Dance Mob which happened in Times Square, here. Fellow blogger Shelby, who blogs at BelbCorinne posted a comment on the … Continue reading

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Review : Rab ne bana di jodi

Rating : Above average (3.75/5) Genre : Romance Year : 2008 Running time : 2 hours 47 minutes Director : Aditya Chopra Cast : Shahrukh Khan, Anushka Sharma, Vinay Pathak Kid rating : G RAB NE BANA DI JODI : … Continue reading

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