Category Archives: Box office

A Bloody Good Flick! – Rangoon Review

Of the many releases this year, let us first explore the recent hits. Raees was SRK’s baby, with Mahira Khan’s presence not exceeding beyond his romantic sequences and delivery of a baby boy. Kaabil was Hrithik Roshan’s comeback film, helmed … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Tanu Weds Manu Returns and the Phenomenon that is Kangana Ranaut

A Firstpost article recently stated that Kangana Ranaut may be the next female “Khan” of Bollywood. They suggested that she can deliver hits by her sheer presence as do the aging male Khans (Saif, Shah Rukh, Salman) who get paid … Continue reading

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Rape and Cinema

The titillating rape scene in the 1994 movie – Mohra still shakes me to the core. A bunch of vile men at a college scheme to rape a fellow student by inviting her to a party. That morning, she convinces … Continue reading

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The Humorous Side-effects of Screwed Up Sex Ratios in India

Equitable balance in population and power between both genders is critical to a progressive nation. Of course this a grave issue that merits serious attention but I want to shed light on other issues that arise from such a scenario … Continue reading

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How to Make an Indian Man Fall in Love with You

Some of my non-desi female friends have previously expressed interest in desi men (in particular, Indian men) after watching a few hit Bollywood films. I must say there are quite a number of handsome Indian men in cinema such as … Continue reading

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Help! My Son Wants to Become a Bollywood Hero

Dear Wacky Saki, My son recently discovered that Uday Chopra is dating Nargis Fakhri and he went into mild depression. As much as that fact may be grossly unfair for other Indian men, he couldn’t help realize the immense benefits … Continue reading

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Movie Review: BA Pass – The “Bachelor Abused” who fails to “Pass” the Treacherous Exam of City Life

When you hear the term “B.A. Pass”, you think of a graduate who has limited to zero prospects in the professional job market. Heck, with my meager 84.6385% in XII board examinations (it pays to be precise to the umpteen … Continue reading

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