Praan Jaye Par Shaan Na Jaye

  Honestly, I had never heard of this 2003 movie  until Michael of Bollywoodblog contacted me about joining in today with nine  fellow  bloggers in Europe and the U.S. for a group review of the film, and virtual meeting with director Sanjay Jha. Participating in this exercise are: from Austria: Baba aur Bollywood from Germany: […]

Watering Eyes by SRK

A month back, I mentioned that SRK’s perfume Tiger Eyes would now be available in the US (for sale over the Internet).   Not willing to hand over $50 for a celebrity scent, I wondered what it would smell like.   Well, a girlfriend has written to me and here’s what she had to say: […]

Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu

  Yes, the premise of this exercise when I started back in May was solely Hindi movies, but having just seen Kamalhasan’s latest (Tamil) movie Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu, I’m making an exception. I’d been burned by the last few Tamil movies I handed over good money to see – first Priyasakhi and then Paramasivam – in […]

Post 9/11 Blues

Before escaping back into movieland…   MC Riz has a song out that sums up his view on what it’s like  to be South Asian in the UK nowadays: I got the post 9-11 blues On the telly nuthin but the post 911 news War, iraq, suicide bombs Stop hogging the limelight and make some […]