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Darna Zaroori Hai (2006)

I begin this review with a small confession — I’ve recently turned into a Bollywood fan girl. Yes, I genuinely like Bollywood movies. I don’t watch them to laugh at them (well, only when they deserve it) and, no, I have absolutely no problem when the actors break out in song and dance. I had seen Bollywood films before (Lagaan, Kaante, Talaash, Dil Chata Hai) but the bug really bit with Kuch Kuch Hota Hai(read more)

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Kaante (2002)

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Is it a remake of Reservoir Dogs? Does it rip off The Usual Suspects? All of the above! Considering that Reservoir Dogs was inspired by Ringo Lam’s City on Fire and The Usual Suspects was inspired by Kurasawa’s Rashomon, it’s no surprise that this baby is a mixed kettle of fish. You can even throw in some Martin Scorsese and John Woo in there too. The director claimed that Kaante was also ‘inspired’ by several well known … (read more)

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