Tag Archives: Aamir Khan

The Hindi Film Heroine Makeover

The Bollywood Heroine is getting a makeover.  Not the cosmetic kind though. But the type that entails meaty roles, getting a shot at playing the protagonist rather than the love interest of the macho hero and involves more than just … Continue reading

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Talaash — In Search of a Brave New World of Hindi Cinema

Talaash (Search) is an ambitious film. Because it aims at doing what few Hindi films do. Marry mainstream Hindi film with authentic cinema. Have A-list stars portray characters that are well-sketched out and do not remind you of the superstar … Continue reading

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Dhobi Ghat — The Heartbeat of Mumbai

Dhobi Ghat (Mumbai Diaries), writer-director Kiran Rao’s debut outing, is as impressive as they come. The film – told in non-linear storytelling mode – revolves around four characters who live in Mumbai and how they connect with each other and … Continue reading

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