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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Movie Review: Gravity and Why You Should Gravitate to the Nearest Theater to Watch It

The difficulty in breathing, the excruciating pains in different parts of the body, the changes in body temperature and heartbeat, the wheeziness, nausea and fear of what is going to happen in the next minute were all brilliantly portrayed by … Continue reading

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Top 10 Tips to Make a Hit Movie in Bollywood

Before I reveal the hit phormulas in the year that marks 100 years of Indian cinema, let me first take you on a journey to the magical land of Bollywood on my flying carpet. White folks, just for the record … Continue reading

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Help! My Daughter Wants to Become a Bollywood Heroine

Dear Wacky Saki, I inadvertently clicked on a link about a rare UFO’s sighting of Shahnaz Husain sans makeup and got redirected to your blog page. As dumdum as some of your psychological underpinnings are, you are the cheapest labor … Continue reading

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