History Repeated: Holy Trinity

(Two Triumvirates, separated by four decades – give or take – hold sway over the Bollywood jungle. The parallels between the two are uncanny.) In Peshawar, British India, two young men played football together. One of them, Yusuf, was lean, athletic, with bright eyes and […]

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Five All-Time Best Comedies in Hindi

 5. Hera Pheri (2000) Priyadarshan’s breakout comedy caper was 2000’s surprise sleeper hit. A namesake of the 70s Big B starrer heist classic, it was the inspired rehash of a Malayalam film called Ramji Rao Speaking (1989), which was also remade in Tamil as Arangetra […]

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