India Masala

Rockstar: Ranbir, Rahman are the stars

November 11, 2011

If you want to watch the rockstars in action in Imtiaz Ali’s “Rockstar“, look out for the “Kun Faya Kun” number in the first half — both A. R. Rahman and Ranbir Kapoor are at their best here — the lilting melody of the song and Ranbir’s range of expressions remind you of how good the two are at what they do.

Is ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ A.R.Rahman’s best score?

February 1, 2010

A.R.RahmanWaking up on a Monday morning is so much nicer when you wake up to good news, isn’t it?

‘Slumdog’ magic rubs off on India abroad

June 12, 2009


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Bollywood and Indian culture is getting plenty of attention worldwide — thanks to the “Slumdog Millionaire” effect.

Every ‘Slumdog’ has its day

February 23, 2009

Dilshad Qureshi, Rubina’s aunt, is a happy woman. She got up at five this morning, finished her household chores and dressed up in her nicest clothes.

Is an Oscar next, Mr Rahman?

January 12, 2009

His voice is soft over the phone, almost inaudible. He has just done a lot of interviews, and the tiredness in his voice is clear.

Yuvvraaj: A brilliant score let down by a lacklustre script

November 21, 2008

Setting out to create a Bollywood blockbuster? Just make sure you have all the right ingredients — big budget, famous actors, foreign locales, fabulous music.