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November 3, 2021

Bollywood’s Devotional Film Bhaktha Prahlada

I don’t believe in reincarnation but in my past life I did. Whoever I was, I was definitely Indian. The food, the music, the mythology […]
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October 31, 2021

Bollywood’s Naag Panchami is a Dazzling Explosion of Color

​What is it about women and snakes? Always lots a trouble with those women and their snakes. In this case it is the story of […]
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October 28, 2021

You Should See Yedu Chepala Katha, But Wear a Helmet.

​It could not have been easy to make a two hour, narrative film that is completely unintelligible. You’d think they might stumble across some continuity […]
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October 14, 2021

Raj Kapoor’s Landmark Opus Awaara

Raj Kapoor’s 1951 Bollywood epic Awaara is 2 hours and 45 minutes long. More than enough time to deliver two plots, ten musical numbers, a Busby Berkley […]
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October 11, 2021

The Cornucopia That Is Aadmi Aur Insaan

There is a sweet spot when it comes to Bollywood musicals and Aadmi Aur Insaan is nestled right in it. It was made in 1969, during […]
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October 9, 2021

Shot/Reverse Shot Madness In Bandhi Darwaza

Bandhi Darwaza is a two-and-half-hour, Bollywood, musical, vampire, movie. It’s campy and over the top but the vampire is actually pretty good. His makeup and movements […]
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September 29, 2021

Zapatlela! A Bollywood Musical Ventriloquist Version of Chucky

Zapatlela is a Bollywood, romcom, musical, horror, comedy. The main character is named Laksha. Picture Jerry Lewis as a lovable (not actually lovable but intended to […]
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