Someone in the comments mentioned they think of Irrfan Khan as what Shahrukh’s career could have been without DDLJ. And it’s true, both started out as TV actors, then film villians, and then Shahrukh suddenly hit it big while Irrfan struggled away for a decade before his break.Continue reading
Oh Lara! I like her. Not really sure why. I mean, there’s no reason to dislike her, but I don’t know enough about her to be able to justify why I like her so much.Continue reading
Great year for beautiful meaningful songs. Not so great for the other songs, the bouncy ones. But we will make-do!Continue reading
Huh, look at that, an empty year just like we had in 2019. Only in 2009, we all knew it was because he was filming that thing for Karan that would turn out to be My Name is Khan.Continue reading
Yaaaaay, a new Prithvi movie is on Prime. Not a great one, but a new-to-us one. And I just remembered a Tamil film that I really loved that I should repost the review for.Continue reading
I don’t do directors often with these birthday posts, but Priyadarshan is distinctive enough, and also crosses multiple language industries that all are addressed by this blog, that I feel like he deserves a post. If only a small one.
Google doodle had a film theme today, and I couldn’t resist leaping on it. Sergei Eisenstein, Russian master of the montage, inspiring me to look at some of the best montage examples from Hindi film.
Happy Birthday Dips! Sorry I am so late, early January is a bear to deal with. But I am taking a break from the make-up-for-the-holidays rush of work at work, and the cleaning of the apartment and putting away of presents at home, in order to write this post. Because I love you, 32 times over.
Happy Shahrukh Week! It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And this year, it’s happening twice! Woot-woot! So, look for another week of posts before Raees on Eid.