No problem – Bollywood film

This movie is a big problem. How did they get funding for this nonsense? Maybe its funnier in Hindi? Looks like they made it up as they went along! 20/100 but only for the “innocent” song. Advertisements

When Gods Collide by Kate James

James’s love for India shows through in this account of her travels from Ooty to Darjeeling. Basing her travels on the murder of missionary Graham Staines and his family, James attempts to understand the place of religion in Indian society today. Not sure if she really finds the answers, but it is an informative and…

Beautiful thing by Sonia Faleiro

Tragic account of the lives of Mumbai bar girls. Some of the girls’ stories in this book are just plain shocking, and the levels of corruption distressing. The horrors are balanced out by Leela, a bar girl and dancer, who is outrageous, smart and ¬†funny but with a tragic past and a future that really…

Everybody Tezz Tezz Tezz

I think Tezz means “Speed” which is rather funny for a movie that has taken almost 18 months to be released, with much controversy along the way. Scenes were reshot, an item number was included despite the director’s disapproval, and shooting was delayed for many reasons, including Ajay Devgn’s beard. Anyway, the reason I even…