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January 10, 2017: Goodbye, Puri Sahib

Julie M: Indian film lost one of its guiding lights on January 6. Om Prakesh Puri was best known as a character actor—his appearance did not lend itself to lead roles in films that wanted to be popular, and he was definitely no chocolate hero. 1,390 more words

Indian Film

U.S Elections in Bollywood

U.S Elections And Crazy Bollywood

The most dramatic and unpredictable presidential election in decades is suddenly slipping into a strange state of suspended animation just to begin with the climax scene shifting towards Capitol Hill. 514 more words

Public Affairs

Leena Yadav's Parched

The obvious memory Leena Yadav’s Parched invokes – and therefore draws comparisons with – is Ketan Mehta’s Mirch Masala. To begin with, their setting is the same – the dry, parched land of Kutch. 1,034 more words


'India's Finest Films' - A delicious offering from ZEE Classic

The very name Bollywood conjures up images of songs and dances, action and comedy.  Women in scanty apparel gyrating to lyrics that often cross the thin line between naughty and lascivious.  842 more words


Women in Bhumika vs Mirch Masala

For my open blog post, I wanted to talk about the role of women within the Bollywood films we have seen in our class thus far. 374 more words