On a lazy day, when Kaala is being screened, one would reach theatre expecting Thalaiva Rajinikanth deliver an entertainment-packed escapist flick, a kind of cinema he is King of down South. Kaala, however, came across as more of a forerunner and narrator of political tactical line his party may toe and voter base it may
Her mortal remains consigned to flames, Sridevi has solemnly glided into eternal serenity. Like the Bollywood parable often told to us, ‘Chandni’ Sridevi has now become a star ensconced in the skies after her demise that had imploded our shock absorbing systems last Sunday with its suddenness. Perhaps we did not heed to her ‘kisi
They say just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it turned into a butterfly. Bollywood’s such butterfly epoch — one that would have seen it match/emulate Hollywood — couldn’t realize as the gestation got aborted due to an untimely cardiac arrest Mukul Anand suffered this month two decades ago – September 7, 1997
My great degree of initial hatred for Vinod Khanna stemmed from a sequence in Amar Akbar Anthony in which he is shown as effortlessly dismantling the otherwise angry young man Amitabh Bachchan. I had a serious liking for Bachchan, for, his characters in many flicks looked vulnerable, one from among many of us, the escapists.