Ramesh Sippy Week: Shakti! The Film That Brought Together 3 Generations of Hindi Film in One Story

This is a big beautiful serious film that magically captures in a bubble all these actors from different film places. And yet, it doesn’t have an evil villain’s lair with an alligator pit, so I can’t love it as much as Shaan. I respect it, but I don’t love it.

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Swara Bhaskar About Smita Patil and Katrina Kaif

Smita and Shabanaji were long rumored to be professional rivals, kind of a Juhi-Madhuri thing.  No personal component, I never heard about them fighting over the same man or anything like that.  But some semi-nasty remarks passed in the press.  And now, the feud continues, long after death!  I am posting about Smitaji on Shabana’s birthday.

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