If there is a contest to pick the most famous negative character from Indian films, it has to be Gabbar Singh from Ramesh Sippy’s Sholay (1975). Can you believe, Sholay was only the fifth film of Amjad’s career (and the first three starring him only as child artist). His other notable acts are from Muqaddar ka Continue reading
Things are changing radically in B-town, a typical Bollywood saga is incomplete without a happy ending where the makers ensure that the hero gives a good dosage of bashing to the villain before the end credits start rolling. Villains have always existed. Almost always dressed in a particular outfit, the villain was the most technology-friendly person in a Hindi movie. His den (he always had a den) was a miracle of gadgets. Doors would
We have psychologists, ‘life coaches’ and ‘friends’. But the characters in Hindi movies had no one to turn to with their problems but Bhagwan, God, Allah or Sai Baba. And they not only listened, Continue reading
This is the climax scene, the heroine is emotionally hurt and is going away from the hero to an other country bij plane. The hero then decides he cant live without her and goes to her house, where he finds out that his heroine has left for the airport and that her flight is about to leave. The hero rushes to the Continue reading
This line is used not only in Hindi movies, but also in TV soaps. Usually used in a situation where the woman is speaking to her lover. Did the hero and heroine do something in the heat of the moment, or is the guy a villain in the film and is she his unsuspecting lover, in which case this scene is followed Continue reading
There’s only one way for a heroine to get in a train, and that is to wait until it has almost pulled out of the station, and then begin the slow motion jog to catch up, even if the hero risks his life and to pull the heroine in. Isn`t waiting for the next train better? Or calling up the hero and telling him to catch the next Continue reading
Salman Khan is not interested in getting married and is happy being single. In the past, Salman was uncomfortable with it and always dodged inquiries on his marriage, but now he seems to have accepted his single status. Salman says “Ek baar jab main koi commitment kar leta hoon Continue reading
My personal favorite tool is a cone made of rolled plastic, similar to a cake decorating tube, with a tiny hole at the end. The benefit of such an application tool is that you can achieve incredibly fine lines. Usually, one cone can be used to decorate up to ten less-elaborately designed hands; for very detailed work a cone will cover two hands. Continue reading
- You unwrap gifts very carefully, so you can save and reuse the wrapping and especially those bows.
- You have a vinyl table cloth on your kitchen table.
- Your stove is covered with aluminum foil.
- Your kitchen has a sticky film of grease over it.
- You use the dishwasher as a dish rack.
- You have never used your dishwasher.
- You eat all meals in the kitchen.
- You save grocery bags, tin foil, and tin containers.
- You use grocery bags to hold garbage.
- You always leave your shoes at the door. Continue reading