Monthly Archives: September 2011

REVIEW: HUM TUM SHABANA


HUM TUM SHABANA After a long, long time, Bollywood has come out with a production which can be called as a true intelligent comedy. Sagar Ballary, who had regaled us with BHEJA FRY, but had fried our Bhejas in his … Continue reading

Posted in REVIEWS | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

REVIEW:MAUSAM


MAUSAM Question: If there were to be an universal award for a movie in any language for having included in its story line references to at least five of the following catastrophic man made events in the last two decades, … Continue reading

Posted in REVIEWS | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

THE MAGLEV EXPERIENCE


THE MAGLEV EXPERIENCE This is not a movie review; neither is it a comment on a musical experience. This is also not about a levitational experience associated with deep meditation or some Yogic practice. The Maglev experience is all about … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

REVIEW: MERE BROTHER KI DULHAN


MERE BROTHER KI DULHAN I was keenly awaiting the release of MERE BROTHER KI DULHAN for at least three reasons. The more prominent reason was that it featured Ali Zafar, the Pakistan based actor who had us totally charmed with … Continue reading

Posted in REVIEWS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

ANDREA BOCELLI AND SARAVANA BHAVAN


Before connoisseurs of the South Indian offerings of Saravana Bhavan loudly proclaim their annoyance at its name being used in conjunction with an Italian sounding name and before fans of Andrea Bocelli convey their subtle displeasure at the hint of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

RIGOLETTO AT ROYAL OPERA HOUSE, MUSCAT


RIGOLETTO AT ROYAL OPERA HOUSE MUSCAT There have been few evenings which have been as memorable as the evening which Lata and I spent yesterday in the Royal Opera House, Muscat. Yesterday was the soft opening of the Royal Opera … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 7 Comments

REVIEW: BODYGUARD


BODYGUARD BODYGUARD is writer-director Siddique’s maiden directorial attempt in Bollywood; Siddique has a string of commercially successful Malayalam movies to his credit and just like another successful and prolific Malayalam moviemaker Priyadarshan, has turned to a remake for his first … Continue reading

Posted in REVIEWS | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment