Tuesday Tamil: Velaiilla Pattadhari, Dhanush Explains Why I Started a Blog

Well, I finally watched VIP!  Because I really really wanted to watch that teaser with Kajol, and I decided I couldn’t let myself watch it until I saw the first movie.  Anyway, it is just as good as you all said it would be!  And the plot and themes and stuff hold together a lot better than it appeared from the Wikipedia synopsis.

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Dhanush in Hollywood!!!

As is being reported all over the place (for instance, in Variety), Uma Thurman has been cast in Marjane Satrapi’s The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir.  Oh, and also Dhanush.  Who is often referred to in these articles as a Bollywood star.  Is that accurate?  I’m not sure.  I have my issues with the name “Bollywood” (see the name of the blog!), but if it is ever an appropriate term, it would be for the Hindi language Bombay-based industry.  And Dhanush has only been in one of those, and it wasn’t exactly a typical one anyway.

But, forcing myself to move on from that, this is pretty interesting news, right?  In a bunch of ways.

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