India Masala

Mere Brother Ki Dulhan: Fun one-time watch

September 9, 2011

Ali Zafar’s “Mere Brother Ki Dulhan” is a slightly mindless but mostly funny rehash of an old romantic movie theme. Two guys, one girl, a wedding, lots of impossible situations and lots of songs are what make up this film.

Raajneeti: An epic nicely retold

June 5, 2010

BOLLYWOOD/First things first, “Raajneeti” is not about the first family in Indian politics even though some characters might resemble familiar cardboard cutouts.

De Dana Dan: Entertainment of the lowest level

November 27, 2009

Watching a movie like “De Dana Dan” in a single screen theatre where people are hooting and clapping at crass humour on screen may give you an insight into Indian audiences.

Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani: Ranbir saving grace

November 6, 2009

You hear the words Rajkumar Santoshi and comedy in one sentence and you immediately think — “Andaz Apna Apna”.

New York: A film that will grow on you

June 26, 2009

Coming as it does nearly three months after a big-ticket Bollywood release — Kabir Khan’s “New York” is a relief.

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.

Leave your brains behind for “Singh is Kinng”

August 8, 2008

singh12.jpg I don’t think “Singh is Kinng” will fail at the box-office. The film may work for a number of reasons, but content is not one of them.