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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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When Bollywood Inspires Chick Lit

Bollywood-style romances, with songs and dances, and their own variation of the Hollywood rom-com cute meet, have found an audience globally. Recently I came across a chick-lit novel that has been inspired by Bollywood. Written by Nicola Marsh, an Australian … 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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