Dancing With Joy, For Joy

Dancing With Joy, For Joy

Pandit Chitresh Das keeps Kathak fresh with innovative collaborations I arrived in India without any predetermined expectations of the trip and the tour. Anyone that has traveled to India will understand that India demands this of all its natives and visitors. The...
Santoshi Strikes Back!

Santoshi Strikes Back!

AJAB PREM KI GHAZAB KAHANI. Director: Rajkumar Santoshi. Players: Ranbir Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Govind Namdeo, Smita Jayakar, and Upen Patel. Music: Pritam Chakraborty. Theatrical release: Tips Music Films. After a long hiatus from comedy and the disastrous political...
Refreshingly Different

Refreshingly Different

NEW YORK. Players: Neil Nitin Mukesh, John Abraham, Katrina Kaif, and Irrfan Khan. Music: Sandeep Shrivastava. Director: Kabir Khan. After the long drought caused by the producers’ strike in Bollywood, viewers will enjoy New York, which is a refreshing change from the...
Fine acting can’t save Straight

Fine acting can’t save Straight

STRAIGHT(2009). Director: Parvati Balagopalan. Players: Vinay Pathak, Gul Panag, Anuj Chaudhary, Siddharth Makkar, Music: Sagar Desai, Louis Banks DVD Release: March 2009. – Bollywood movies have been very uncomfortable around the subject of homosexuality. One...
“8×10” Picture Falls Flat

“8×10” Picture Falls Flat

8X10 TASVEER. Players: Akshay Kumar, Ayesha Takia, Anant Mahadevan, Javed Jaffrey, Girish Karnad, Benjamin Gilani, and Sharmila Tagore. Music: Salim-Suleiman. Theatrical release: April 2009. Director Nagesh Kukunoor tends to take off-beat subjects and weave...