Billu review or how sometimes I like Shahrukh’s flops better than his hits

Billu (2009, India)
Seen: Thursday, 31st December 2009
Runtime: 137′
Director: Priyadarshan
Cast: Irrfan Khan, Shahrukh Khan, Lara Dutta, Om Puri, Kareena Kapoor (cameo), Deepika Padukone (cameo), Priyanka Chopra (cameo)
Production House: Eros Entertainment, Red Chillies Entertainment
Plot: Billu is a barber living below the poverty line. When a film crew comes to shoot in his village, gossip starts that [...]

Slumdog Millionaire: Reactions in India and some interviews

I’m getting more and more excited about the film - can’t wait until it finally makes it into cinemas here!
I’ve been trying to follow the response in India and it’s quite peculiar. On the one hand there’s a lot of praise for Danny Boyle and a lot of excitement about A. R. Rahman’s Golden Globe [...]


Hulchul (India, 2004)
Seen: Friday night (7th November 2008)
Runtime: 167′
Release Date: November 2004 in India & probably around a year ago in Poland on DVD - I’m not sure
Polish Distributor: Epelpol
Director: Priyadarshan
Cast: Kareena Kapoor, Akshaye Khanna, Amrish Puri, Jackie Shroff
Production House: Venus Records & Tapes
Plot: Two people who hate each other (and whose families [...]