Once upon a time in Mumbaai

Finally got around to seeing this one. have loved the soundtrack for years, as it was the big soundtrack when we were in India in 2010 (apart from the inescapable Sheila!). The movie is based on the true romance of a gangster and an actress, and ┬ácharts the growth of the underbelly of Bombay. Ajay…

Student of the year

Amusing and entertaining film about how a group of friends are torn apart by a student of the year contest at school. The contest itself is rather farcical, including a dance contest, but the pace, music and satire of the film makes it quite enjoyable. No real stand out performances, but great to see Boman…

How to get filthy rich in rising Asia

No, don’t panic, I haven’t started giving investment advice. This is the title of Mohsin Hamid’s new novel, written in the form of a self help book. It takes a bit of getting used to the narrative style of this one, written in the second person in a very oblique way (if any of that…