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Beloved Bollywood

In one of the shows during the first season of “Koffee with Karan”, Karan Johar asked an actress (??) about her favorite actors/actresses. The lady started blurting out names of Hollywood actors. When KJo asked her why she didn’t have any Indian actors in her list of favorites, she blatantly said that though she liked Indian actors, there was nobody worth admiring. Considering that KJo is a patriotic bollywood citizen, I am sure he had to use even his last bit of patience not to throw her out of the studio.


I really pity people who still consider Indian Cinema secondary to Hollywood. Well, the technology might need some upgrade, it certainly does not lack talent and entertainment quotient. What if there are only a few Oscars in its kitty, there is no dearth of world class cinema. While I genuinely enjoy the James Bond series and Julia Robert movies, I also cannot change the channel when there is a Madhuri Dixit or Amitabh Bachchan movie airing on it.

Along with all other perquisites that this generation has, I consider that being able to witness the celebration of centenary of Indian Cinema is a great opportunity which we will brag about for years to come. This section of my blog, where I will pen down anything and everything I like or dislike about Indian movies, is a tribute to the Indian cinema which has entertained us year after year.

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