SRK must have lost big time financially with Ra.One otherwise how can you explain this - he could not buy another Filmfare Best Actor award this year!!! Anyway, this is a good sign. Well deserved award for the newest Rockstar.
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Male)
Ranbir Kapoor - Rockstar
Best Actor In A Leading Role (Female)
Vidya Balan - The Dirty Picture
Vijay Chauhan is back. He's back to remind us how powerful "Vijay Dinanath Chavan" was! "Dongri ki barsati mein rahne wala Mumbai bechne aaya hai..." Well, that tells a lot about new Viju's stature. By now you must have got the point that you are at a wrong place to read the review of this week's release. If you watch it just as another movie, chances are you may still like it. But again chances of you doing so might be credited more to Rauf Lala and deadly Kancha Cheena, who does not live no more in kaanch ka mahal, than to Vijay.
Baat Ek Raat Ki hai. CID Jewel Thief ke Asli-Naqli Heera Panna dhoondne Taxi Driver lekar Tere Ghar Ke Saamne pahuche. Kala Pani ka Warrant to nikalwa liya par Paying Guest Banarsi Babu tum Jaal se Teen Devian ke saath Nau Do Gyarah ho gaye. Des Pardes Haré Raama Haré Krishna karte Hum Dono ko bata diya ki Solva Saal mein Tere Mere Sapne liye Jab Pyar Kisise Hota Hai to kya Amir Garib? Baazi laga lo Bombai Ka Babu tumhare jaisa Joshila Prem Pujari Guide koi aur hoga nahin warna Johny Mera Naam nahin!!!
Wonder why Kurbaan is getting so much hype and good reviews! Is it because Karan Johar has managed to generate enough curiosity courtesy Kareena's backless show, "Mumbai-Bombay" controversy, Saif-Kareena's real/reel romance (read bedroom scene) or simply because KJo has spent hell lot of money for the paid reviews? Whatever be the reason, the thing is that movie does not work. It does not work in the first 30 minutes when Saif tries to woo Kareena - seemed more like Coffee with Karan (oops Kareena). It does not work when you show NYPD as stupid as Bollywood police - why on earth they did not stop the trains when they knew there were bombs on them? FBI Agent Collins looked like a caricature of our own Jagadish Raj, if you know who I am talking about.
When I saw the new Lee Daniel's movie, Precious I noticed a lot of similarities between this movie and last year's Oscars hearthrob Slumdog Millionaire. And I'm not talking about the fact that both movies won the Audience Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival. What I'm talking about is that they both tell a story of teenagers, born into a world filled with suffering, despair and abuse, that most of us can't even relate to. The best part, however, is that they use these horrible circumstances as a backdrop only and focus on the resilience of their main characters and how hope of finding love (Slumdog) or fame (Precious) gives them energy to fight. That message of hope and optimism is what our world needs right now and Precious delivers on it.