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Kancha, Mogambo, Gabbar, Shakal…the greatest villains of Bollywood cinema

Kancha, Mogambo, Gabbar, Shakal…the greatest villains of Bollywood cinema

5 years ago 2
Bollywood’s bad guys have better lines, better outfits, better babes, more gadgets and way more fun before they go out in the climax reel with a bang Agneepath, the first success of 2012, firmly establishes the return of that Hindi movie staple—the villain. For almost two decades, the director trinity of Sooraj Barjatya, Karan Johar […] Read Article ▶
Karisma, Madhuri, Sridevi: The comeback girls

Karisma, Madhuri, Sridevi: The comeback girls

5 years ago 4
Bollywood no longer sees a heroine’s advancing years as a liability. This should let older actresses break the glamour mould and take on edgier roles This month, Madhuri Dixit was the cover girl for Vogue and Sridevi for Marie Claire. These are somewhat unusual choices for fashion magazines—both women are over 40 and neither has […] Read Article ▶
Five of my favourites

Five of my favourites

5 years ago 1
There are some films that never leave you. Here is my selection of a few unforgettable ones In these troubled times, if you’re looking for solace in the movies, here, in no particular order, are some of my favourite ones Read Article ▶
The celestial status of our stars

The celestial status of our stars

5 years ago 2
At the IIFA awards in Toronto, I saw again how crazy we are about our film stars. Is it this madness that keeps Bollywood from being flattened by Hollywood? Perhaps I’ve always known that Indians suffer from a particularly virulent case of movie madness, but just how sick we are was made apparent last month […] Read Article ▶