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Bunty Aur Babli (Hindi: बंटी और बब्ली, Urdu: بنٹی اور ببلی, translation: Bunty and Babli), released in 2005, is an Indian Bollywood film directed by Shaad Ali and starring Amitabh Bachchan, Rani Mukerji and Abhishek Bachchan. It was the first film to feature both Amitabh Bachchan and his son Abhishek Bachchan, and featured guest appearances by Aishwarya Rai and Tania Zaetta. It was one of the biggest hits of the year.The plot appears to be based on the 1967 Hollywood film Bonnie and Clyde, which starred Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway.Vimmi Saluja (Rani Mukerji) and Rakesh (Abhishek Bachchan) are two ambitious wannabes from small towns where their dreams are written off as outrageous daydreaming. They run away from their homes when bump into each other and decide to con for once to be financially sound until they make it big. Ironically, they find it too exciting. One follows the another as they adopt fake names [Bunty and Babli] for the same and they soon become the most popular...,
Black (Hindi: ब्लॅक) is a Hindi and Indian English film released in 2005 and directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. It is a story of a blind, deaf and mute girl who graduates from a normal college.
Time Magazine (Europe) selected the film as one of the 10 Best Movies of the Year 2005 from across the globe. The movie was positioned at number five.Indiatimes Movies ranks the movie amongst the Top 25 Must See Bollywood Films.The film was screened at the Casablanca Film Festival and the International Film Festival of India.Michelle McNally (Rani Mukerji) loses her eyesight and hearing at the tender age of eighteen months, causing her to grow up in a world where she is isolated in the darkness of her own existence. She understands nothing of the frustrating world around her, making her a violent, uncontrollable eight-year old. Her parents, Paul and Catherine, are at their wits' end, until Debraj Sahai (Amitabh Bachchan) enters their lives. An elderly alcoholic teacher for the deaf and...,
Koī... Mil Gayā (Hindi: कोई मिल गया, Urdu: کوئ مل گیا, translation: I Found Someone) is a 2003 Bollywood science fiction film, directed by Rakesh Roshan (who also has a cameo role), starring Rekha, Hrithik Roshan, and Preity Zinta, and released on August 8 2003. The film shares many plot elements with Steven Spielberg's E.T. and Satyajit Ray's The Alien, and may have been inspired by them. (Incidentally, E.T. was itself inspired by the script for the The Alien.) Some scenes also appear to have been inspired by Flubber. Koi... Mil Gaya is said to have inspired an Indonesian television series Si Yoyo, which also features a miraculous alien visitor. The film was screened at the Jerusalem Film Festival and the Denmark NatFilm FestivalRakesh Roshan has produced a sequel to the film titled Krrish, which opened worldwide on June 23, 2006 and has also become successful.
A Sindhi scientist named Sanjay Mehra (played by the film's director Rakesh Roshan) creates a...,
Bollywood/Hollywood is a 2002 film by Indo-Canadian director Deepa Mehta. It is a notable movie in that it is lighthearted, humorous, and family-oriented in nature, as opposed to Mehta's other films (most notably her Elements Trilogy of Fire, Earth, and Water), which feature very serious themes and focus on social issues.
The film pokes fun at traditional Indian stereotypes, as well as at Bollywood (the film features several Bollywood-style song-and-dance numbers). Bollywood actor Akshaye Khanna (the brother of Rahul Khanna) even makes a special guest appearance in the movie.
The film centres around the character of Rahul Seth (Rahul Khanna), a young, rich, Indo-Canadian living in Toronto whose widowed mother (Moushumi Chatterjee) is anxious to get him married after the freak-accidental death of his Caucasian pop singer girlfriend, Kimberly (Jessica Paré). Furthermore, the mother proclaims that the impending wedding of her daughter Twinky (Rishma Malik) & Bobby will not take place...,