Four Bollywood Fan Stories (Real-Life Interviews)

There is no way of getting someone interested in what you are writing about until you provide actual proof that you are not alone in what you are doing. For this purpose, I asked four of my friends – those with whom we started hanging out after having learnt about each other’s passion for Bollywood – to answer a basic set of questions:

What made you watch your first Bollywood film?

Which film was it?

What captured you so much that Bollywood became your (kind of) hobby? Continue reading

Tasting Some Films (A Delicious Post)

When you are watching a film, just two of your senses are involved: sight and hearing (let’s imagine you are not eating anything alongside). But the almighty human imagination can build a taste in your mouth if there is food on-screen. Seriously – this is how I have tried most of the traditional Indian meals, and they did not seem as exotic to me when I was finally invited to an Indian restaurant. In today’s post, I am offering you a menu of the tastiest Bollywood films, in which the food scenes are as iconic as the final love confessions. Continue reading

Three Things to Learn from Pooja in “Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham”

Pooja Sharma is one of the most sparkling film characters ever, and the most memorable to me, since it was the first time I saw my favourite actress Kareena Kapoor. I did not even know that she was Kareena, that she was Raj Kapoor’s granddaughter. I called her “the beautiful girl from that film where the eldest son is brought home”. A rather vague definition for some of you who haven’t seen Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham. And still, I insist on your reading further, because I want to make you aware of Pooja’s significance – not only in the film, but also in your future life. Continue reading

Raj Kapoor’s Spell

Just imagine.

You have seen films from all around the globe. You have fallen in love with the most handsome on-screen heartthrobs – from Leonardo DiCaprio to Alain Delon. You have already started exploring Bollywood through the prism of the most good-looking men in India – Hrithik Roshan and Abhishek Bachchan. You have been blown away by the gorgeous and charismatic Shahrukh Khan, who – you are absolutely convinced about it – cannot be beaten in terms of acting. His emotional intensity, his natural charm are outstanding. And then… Continue reading