India Masala

Bollywood and sex education

January 15, 2013

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Table No. 21: Passable fare

January 4, 2013

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Rajdhani Express: The train wreck from hell

January 4, 2013

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Responsibility or censorship: why Bollywood should pick

January 2, 2013

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Banning Bollywood item numbers is no solution

January 2, 2013

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The best (and worst) Bollywood films of 2012

December 18, 2012

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Khiladi 786: The other ‘Son of Sardaar’

December 7, 2012

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Talaash: Searching for the perfect whodunit

November 30, 2012

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Jab Tak Hai Jaan: Unending romance

November 13, 2012

It is difficult to judge “Jab Tak Hai Jaan” solely as a movie. Like it or not, it is the swansong of one of the defining directors of the Indian film industry and you cannot help but think of Yash Chopra’s legacy as you watch his last film.

Son of Sardaar: Calculated entertainment

November 13, 2012

In a recent interview, a film-maker described a movie as one “made with a calculator”. He might just have been talking about Ashwni Dhir’s “Son of Sardaar”. For a film that talks of heart and emotion, this is a movie made with cold-hearted calculation.