Dangal

Dangal (दंगल) Director: Nitesh Tiwari Written by:  Nitesh Tiwari, Piyush Gupta, Shreyas Jain, Nikhil Meharotra Country: India Year: 2016 Starring: Aamir Khan, Fatima Sana Sheikh/Zaira Wasim, Sanya Malhotra/Suhani Bhatnagar After he is forced by financial circumstances to give up his own wrestling career, Mahavir … Continue reading

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Ontorjatra

Ontorjatra (Bengali: অর্ন্তযাত্রা; English: Homeland)  Director:  Tareque and Catherine Masud Country: Bangladesh Year: 2006 After 15 years abroad, Shireen and her son Sohel return to Bangladesh to attend the memorial service for Sohel’s father. After getting a divorce when Sohel was … Continue reading

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Neerja

Neerja Director: Ram Madhvani Country: India (Hindi, English, Arabic) Year: 2016 Find Neerja on Amazon. On September 5th, 1986, Palestinian terrorists hijack Pan Am flight 73 while it waits on the tarmac at the Karachi airport. The head purser of … Continue reading

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

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Valley of Flowers

Valley of Flowers Director: Pan Nalin Writer(s): Pal Nalin, Sarah Besan Shennib, Anurag Kashyap Country: India, Germany, France Year: 2005 “Valley of Flowers” on Amazon. “Valley of Flowers” is a mystical romance of epic proportion directed by Pan Nalin (best … 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

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

Mumbai Diaries

Mumbai Diaries (Dhobi Ghat) Director: Kiran Rao Written: Kiran Rao Country: India Year: 2010 “Dhobi Ghat (Mumbai Diaries)” on Amazon. Having Aamir Khan as a guide through Indian cinema has not failed so far – and “Mumbai Diaries” is another … Continue reading