naya nasha, 1973 – smoking hot or pot?

Boredom. If Amitabh Bachchan tells you, in his on-the-cusp-of-being-successful-even-if-you-don’t-know-it-yet-since-it’s-1973 voice that Boredom is the malaise of the 70s, you believe it. Even if this boredom theory comes right after a student strike, which too, apparently, a lot of people, including our heroine Reena (Nanda) have participated in because it’s fun, and something to do, and life is so boring otherwise. Of course, there are large … Continue reading naya nasha, 1973 – smoking hot or pot?

heroine – in the quicksand of glamour

Dhanno keeps repeating incredulously, “This movie is a spoof of itself. When they make a spoof of this, it will be the actual film.” Shy keeps nudging me, and guffawing. “Really, really, but why?” Badal asks, “Whose idea was it to watch ‘Heroine’?” Shy says, “We had to see it. It’s so funny.” I say, “This girl (Mahi Arora aka. Kareena Kapoor) would be in … Continue reading heroine – in the quicksand of glamour