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Tere Bin Laden Review

Pakistani Singer Ali Zafar acting in a forthcoming Bollywood films like Ali Hassan. The film has been called “Tere Bin Laden” Ali Zafar to play the main lead role as a small time reports that want to take fame by producing a fake video of Osama Bin Laden. The story of the movie revolves around Pakistan and a Pakistani, some people over here could relate to and enjoy a whole new level. I was fun to see our culture is recreated in Mumbai on the Set of the film.

Tere Bin Laden Cast:
Aarti Shetty, Pooja Shetty Deora
Abhishek Sharma
Ali Zafar, Barry John, Chirag Vohra, Nikhil Ratnaparkhi, Piyush Mishra, Rahul Singh, Seema Bhargava, Sugandha Garg, Pradhuman Singh, Chinmay Mandlekar

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Manisha Koirala Marries Nepali Businessman

Bollywood Actress and Nepali beauty Manisha Koirala has settled down in life after tying the knot with the Nepal-based entrepreneur Samrat Dahal in a traditional ceremony in Kathmandu, Nepal on Friday. The function which was a private with close friends and well-wsihers took place at the the Gokarna forest resort, 10 km east of the capital. Manisha looked very much a coy bride in a yellow saree. She garlanded Samrat and exchanged rings as priests recited Vedic mantra. Besides parents and close relatives, Bollywood biggies like actors Suman Ranganathan; Manisha’s co-star in her debut film Saudagar, Vivek Mushram; and Govinda’s wife Sunita also attended the ceremony.

Later a grand wedding reception took place in which big shots from Nepal politics and Bollywood industry participated. As a Bollystan.blogspot.com Author I offer best of wishes for a very married life to this beautiful actress who has delivered menorable movies to Bollywood.

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Ravaan Movie Review

Bollywood Movie Ravaan is closer to an art house film in that it lends itself to multiple interpretations and like many of Ratnam’s films will be avidly analysed by academics. Once again he has drawn our attention to a marginalized community which sits uneasily within the jurisdiction of the State. Of course, a love story is still at the core of the turmoil - for Ratnam’s vision is that hearts unite when bombs explode and bullets fly. (Roja, Bombay, Dil Se). In films like Gitanjali and Dil Se - about obsessive love which defies reason - Ratnam has evoked myth, fantasy and romance in songs. The princely barge in Dil Se, set against a jungle backdrop or the Laila-Majnu-like desert sequence in Gitanjali. The difference in Ravaan is that myth and allegory are the vehicle for the entire story not just the songs. We are immersed in it to the extent that it eventually becomes our filmic reality.

Although a thought-provoking and visually sumptuous experience, the Hindi version of Ravaan is not a classic. Abhishek Bachchan is miscast as Beera. This is an intense role, demanding a layered performance and a level of gravitas that the actor doesn’t manage to project. The aim was to make Beera slightly schizophrenic - giving him some quirky habits and mannerisms. Unfortunately, Bachchan comes across as being stilted and forced without much else when the mask is peeled away. I was expecting to find something of the soul of the character beneath but it was only there in rare snatches. This made the growing relationship between Beera and Ragini (the Sita character) rather difficult to follow and really - a bit tedious to watch. Certainly both Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan have been challenged by their roles but the latter manages a more consistent and focused performance. Vikram, on the other hand, is in his element as the police officer on a mission, giving the appearance of self control but with the muscle clenching and off-handedness suggestive of another agenda.

The cinematography by V. Manikandan and Santosh Shivan is rich but a tad too invasive for my liking. Songs by A. R. Rahman were picturized beautifully but didn’t seem as essential to this film as they had been in previous Ratnam works. Two songs in particular, came very close together, which arrested the development of the story.

Ravaan opens and closes powerfully but seems smudged in the development of its key relationship. It is an artistic and ambitious project which hasn’t reached its full potential.

Will Katrina and Salman play Amitabh and Jaya on Screen

Politician Amar Singh has come up with a strange idea of making a movie on the Bachchans apparently with no dialogues and with Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif playing the lead roles. Hold on! The strangest part of the idea is yet to come. Salman Khan will play the role of Jaya Bachchan and Katrina Kaif will be playing the Big B himself.

When Amar Singh discussed this idea with Kats over the phone and offered her the role, she was taken aback initially but also thrilled at the novelty of it. Katrina says that Singh seemed very sure about the selection of actors and the innovative idea which Katrina feels is going to take the whole tinsel town by surprise. As the movie will have no dialogues, the recordings of phone taps will be incorporated for the background score.

So, courtesy Amar Singh, we are going to see the magic of Salman and Katrina once again as the on-screen pair.

Badmaash Company Movie Review

Bollywood new movie Badmaash Company is a film that is too smart for its own good. The main characters, four friends bonded by the collective will to grow rich overnight, go through a series on caper experiences. Not all of it is either convincing or even interesting. After a point, we know exactly where this quartet is hurling to. And the slide out of moral degeneration is never touching enough to make us shed a tear for these misguided over reachers.

The doom comes none too soon, and then the narrative proceeds without a proper graph. By the time Karan (Shahid Kapoor)’s spunky girl Bulbul (Anushka Sharma) leaves him the script begins to look like one of those subverted morality tales from the house of the Bhatts where the heroes talk with clenched fists and heroines weep in their pillows as their companions come home in a drunken stupor.

We’ve been here before. But wait. There is a sense of intuitive cockiness about the narrative which just sees the film’s improbable mixture of the trendy and the trite to the final stretch of predictable moral redemption.

There is a sense of the predictable and yet the unpredictable in the storytelling. Debutante director Parmeet Sethi’s screenplay is one of those things that you want to believe merely because it sounds so smart on paper. But not all of this makes complete or even incomplete sense. The climax about colour-bleeding shirts being sold to America as the Next Best Thing is much too far-fetched to work even as a part of a con caper.

Nonetheless Badmaash Company has a lot going for itself. The first-half when Karan meets Bulbul, Zing and Chang to create an instantly materialistic energy, gets you interested in these out-of-control lives. You don’t quite empathize with their overweening goals. But at least they seem to know their minds, even if on occasions the plot doesn’t seem to know what it’s doing.

There’s something pitch friendly about the four actors and the way they tackle the plot material, sometimes cool sometimes over-reaching itself. If the film holds together it’s because of the bonafide enthusiasm and unconditional surrender to the proceedings of the actors.

Shahid Kapoor movie in another perfectly poised and subtle performance even though his character’s graph gets blurred towards the end. You can’t stop caring for Karan’s character because Shahid doesn’t let go of his centre even when the narrative gets shaky.

Anushka Sharma in a stunning makeover conveys her character’s spirit and spunk through her well-toned body language and that twinkle in the eye. Tragically a lot of her speech and morality, and this goes for a lot of the film’s careless periodicity, is not 1980s at all.

Vir Das as the film buff with a roving eye negotiates his character with gentle care. Here’s one actor who knows what he’s doing even when his character doesn’t. And Meiyang Chang as the chinky-eyed alcohol guzzling Gangtok-guy seems made for his character.

Badmaash Company is an extremely smart and smart-looking film. But its sassy all-knowing tone cannot hide a certain bankruptcy of genuinely inventive ideas. This is a fatally-flawed film about seriously flawed characters. The packaging is glamorous but not over-done. The dialogues convey a ring of truth without bending backwards to be cool.