Hrithik as the villain (Dhoom 2 reviewed)

Dhoom:2 (India, 2006)
Seen: Thursday, 7th May 2009 (DVD)
Runtime: 152′
Director: Sanjay Gadhvi
Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai, Abhishek Bachchan, Bipasha Basu, Uday Chopra
Production House: Yash Raj Films
Plot: (from imdb)
ACP Jai Dixit and his best friend Ali takes on an international thief known only as Mr. A. Will they be able to catch him?
I think the trailers [...]

Abhishek Bachchan, John Abraham and their chemistry (Dhoom review)

Dhoom (India, 2004)
Seen: Monday, 30th March 2009 (DVD)
Runtime: 129′
Director: Sanjay Gadhvi
Cast: Abhishek Bachchan, Uday Chopra, John Abraham, Esha Deol
Production House: Yash Raj Films
Plot: A gang of bikers is on a large scale robbing spree and a policeman is trying to crack their case.

Impressions In Short
I like Abhishek and John together *grin* But the film [...]

The difference between Aditya Chopra and Karan Johar - Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi reviewed

Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (India, 2008)
Seen: Sunday, 29th March 2009 (cinema, special screening)
Runtime: 167′
Director: Aditya Chopra
Cast: Shahrukh Khan, Vinay Pathak, Anushka Sharma, Bipasha Basu (cameo), Lara Dutta (cameo), Kajol (cameo), Rani Mukherjee (cameo), Preity Zinta (cameo)
Production House: Yash Raj Films
Plot: Surinder, a shy boring middle class kind of guy is trying to make [...] March 2009 edition

So yeah - I think I’ll spend most of March sitting in dark cinema halls :]
I’m putting the schedule of the festival below - I’ve marked the films I cannot possibly miss with red. The festival takes place in all cinemas in the Multikino and SilverScreen chains.
Monday, 23rd March 2009
18:30 Water
Tuesday, 24th March 2009
18:30 Hello
Wednesday, [...]

Ladies and Gentlemen, Bollywood is going nude *grin*

New York (India, 2009)
Polish Distributor: I have no idea if there will be one or not
Release Date (worldwide): sometime early in 2009
Director: Kabir Khan
Cast: John Abraham, Katrina Kaif, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Irfan Khan
Production House: Yash Raj Films
Plot: (from
“New York” is a contemporary story of friendship set against the larger than life backdrop of [...]

Reactions to Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi

I’ve naturally been following how Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi has done for itself and tried to make out from the responses and its further promotion what sort of film it is, but I’m still confused ;-P
Anyway, despite being released right after the 26/11 attacks, it’s a big hit.
It’s done well in India, but the [...]

Dil To Pagal Hai aka what I am capable of watching for Shahrukh ;)

Dil To Pagal Hai (India, 1997)
Seen: Monday, 15th December 2008 (DVD)
Runtime: 179′
Polish Distributor: Epelpol (April 2008)
Director: Yash Chopra
Cast: Shahrukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Karisma Kapoor, Akshay Kumar (special appearance)
Production House: Yash Raj Films
Plot: Nisha loves Rahul, but Rahul doesn’t love Nisha. He loves Pooja instead. Ajay also loves Pooja. And Pooja is confused. In the [...]

Kabul Express aka Bollywood telling Afghan war stories

Kabul Express (India, 2006)
Seen: Tuesday, 2nd December 2008 (DVD)
Runtime: 106′
Polish Distributor: None yet (AFAIK)
Director: Kabir Khan
Cast: John Abraham, Arshad Warsi, Salman Shahid, Hanif Hum Ghum, Linda Arsenio
Production House: Yash Raj Films
Plot: Two Indian journalists and an American one are looking for news stories in Afghanistan. They have an Afghan guide and are sort of [...]

Shahrukh’s latest film is Bollywood’s biggest global release so far

The UK has had big Bollywood productions release on the same day as they do in India for a long time now - this is due to its large Indian diaspora. But Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (which I’ve already written about) will release in eight other European countries on the same day - none [...]

Shahrukh as the most boring man in the world

Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (India, 2008)
Polish Distributor: None yet I think… But Epelpol seems to be picking up most of the new YRF films and nowadays a new Shahrukh release is unlikely not to eventually get distribution in Poland.
Release Date: 12th December 2008 (India)
Director: Aditya Chopra
Cast: Shahrukh Khan, Anushka Sharma
Production House: Yash Raj [...]