Dum dum

Band Baaja Baaraat was a movie that came out of nowhere. Sure, it was produced by the ever eminent Yashraj Films, but it had l

Chalka chalka re

The phenomenon of the various regional language film industries feeding material to the Hindi film industry in Bombay, and vic

Tum se kuch kehna hai

The reason the Indian film industry, as a collection of all its many regional language industries, has been the most prolific

Mahi ve, mohabattan sachiyane

There are some films that are a huge deal when they are released, and fade away into obscurity over time. Sometimes it’s

Abhi na jao chod kar

Heroes and heroines dancing between trees has been an oft repeated clich√© for the tropes of Hindi film songs. Like all clich√

Inteha ho gayi intezaar ki

By the 1980s, Amitabh Bachchan was at the height of his stardom. While the decade was not the most vibrant for the Hindi film

Tanhayee

Dil Chahta Hai will remain a landmark film in the world of Hind cinema for many reasons. While it didn’t have the sheer

Laaga chunari mein daag

Raj Kapoor is most often remembered for working on and in his sometimes lavish, opus-like home productions, but he did plenty

Tinka tinka, zara zara

Karam, released in 2005 would certainly qualify as unconventional for a Hindi film, even though it subscribes to all the trope

Woh chand khila woh taare hanse

By the time the 1959 film Anari came along, Raj Kapoor was a well established presence in the Hindi film world, as was his his

Omkaara naadaanu

While my family is originally being from South India, besides speaking a language and seeing my grandmother’s Kannada bo

Jadu hai, tera hi jadu

The 1998 film Ghulam will be remembered for many reasons. It remains director Vikram Bhatt‘s best film (from what I̵

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