Dil Chahta Hai

Dil Chahta Hai (The Heart’s Desire) Director: Farhan Akhtar Written: Farhan Akhtar, Kassim Jahmagia Country: India Year: 2001 Dil Chahta Hai on Amazon. There is one saying from Bollywood scene that states “If it’s an Aamir Khan’s movie, it must … Continue reading

Aamir Khan "Like Stars on Earth" cover

Like Stars on Earth

Like Stars on Earth (Taare Zameen Par) Director: Aamir Khan Writer(s): Amole Gupte Country: India Year: 2007 “Like Stars on Earth” on Amazon. Aamir Khan’s directorial debut, “Taare Zameen Par” (Every Child is Special), is a very touching film that … Continue reading

Talaash: The Answer Lies Within

Talaash: The Answer Lies Within Director: Reema Kagti Writer(s): Farhan Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap, Zoya Akhtar, Reema Kagti Country: India Year: 2012 “Talaash” on Amazon. Director Reema Kagti takes on a genre rarely seen in Bollywood movies – a mystery thriller … Continue reading

Rajkumar Hirani "3 Idiots"

3 Idiots

3 Idiots Director: Rajkumar Hirani Writer(s): Abhijit Joshi, Rajkumar Hirani Country: India Year: 2009 “3 Idiots” on Amazon. When “3 Idiots” hit the big screens in India, it broke all the box office records, and became the highest-grossing Bollywood film. It … Continue reading

Monsoon Wedding

Monsoon Wedding Director: Mira Nair Writer(s): Sabrina Dhawan Country: India Year: 2001 “Monsoon Wedding” on Amazon. “Monsoon Wedding” is a film where the expression, “Bollywood meets Hollywood,” is very suitable. Mira Nair, like some other modern Indian filmmakers, aims to … Continue reading

Ashutosh Gowariker "Lagaan" poster

Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India

Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India Director: Ashutosh Gowariker Written: Ashutosh Gowariker Country: India Year: 2001 “Lagaan: Once upon a Time in India” on Amazon.   Lagaan began as a dream, as nebulous dream, dreamt (…) by a man called … Continue reading

Barfi!

Barfi! Director: Anurag Basu Written: Anurag Basu, Tani Basu Country: India Year: 2012 “Barfi!” on Amazon. “If you cannot understand my silence, you will never understand my words” I heard this from a famous yoga master. But what if there … Continue reading

Rang De Basanti

Rang De Basanti (Colour it Yellow) Director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra Written: Renzil D’Silva, Kamlesh Pandey, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra Country: India Year: 2006 “Rang De Basanti” on Amazon. Every movie while telling the story sets certain expectations what it will be like. … Continue reading