India Masala

Bombay Talkies: The magic of celluloid

May 3, 2013

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Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara: Showcasing Spain

July 15, 2011

At one point in Zoya Akhtar’s film, the three protagonists are sitting in a bar in Spain, celebrating the fact that they have just completed a daring sky-diving adventure, when one of them (Hrithik Roshan) starts talking about an old Doordarshan ad. He talks about the music, how the logo would unfold and finally, is asked by another protagonist — “Yeah, but could you please get to the point?”

Luck By Chance: An insider’s look at Bollywood

January 31, 2009

My favourite scenes in Zoya Akhtar’s “Luck By Chance” are when Rishi Kapoor is on screen as the over the top, aging Bollywood producer Romy Rolly.