IFH STORIES, Movies

Shades Of Smita Patil

Bhumika (1977) The role that established 22-year-old Smita Patil as an actress of extraordinary merit. It remains, arguably, her best work. Director Shyam Benegal scaled this film on a creatively ambitiously level. The talent involved was uniformly megawatt. Girish Karnad and Satyadev Dubey wrote the screenplay and dialogue on which Vijay Tendulkar also collaborated. Govind Nihalani was the cinematographer while…

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Movies, Music

Bollywood’s Most Irritating Acts

Bollywood has always boasted of colorful films and larger than life heroes, heroines and villains. The storyline of most movies is spun around a handful of characters, often portrayed in a clichéd manner. Therefore, it is imperative for the movie makers in India to create characters that were previously unheard of. However, these new characters may also fail to impress…

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Movies, Uncategorized

Bollywood’s Expensive Disasters

Although it’s said that content is king, there are times when even maverick filmmakers, superstars and stunning budgets fail to save a film from bombing at the box office. Despite trailers garnering immense publicity and hype signifying good buzz for the film, its eventual fate at the box office shows how marketing isn’t an assurance. Irrespective of the budget, star…

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Movies, Music, TOP STORIES OF BOLLYWOOD

Top Action Heroes of Bollywood

Salman Khan is ready with his new movie Tiger Zinda Hai which promises to be full on action as well as entertainment. It was with Wanted that Salman Khan consciously put an effort to bring the action heroes back in Bollywood. The ‘macho-man’ made a comeback in the Hindi film industry, thanks to a whole new bunch of action films…

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