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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

100 Bollywood movies to watch in your lifetime


10 romantic hits that will never go out of fashion

May 26, 2020 8:38 am

We look at 10 Bollywood love stories that have thrown some of the most memorable cinematic images our way.

10 Bollywood films that are so bad that they are hilariously good

May 19, 2020 8:59 am

Dev Anand, Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra and Mithun Chakraborty have acted in dozens of timeless classics. But these are not those movies. Today, we explore some of the most astoundingly bad films headlined by these A-listers, especially in the winter of their careers.

Ten must-watch Bollywood and indie movies from the 21st century

May 08, 2020 10:38 pm

According to critics, the 1990s was lousy. But at the turn of the millennium, things got only worse. Just when all hopes were lost, miraculously, thanks to the emergence of a new breed of indie actors and directors, Bollywood veered towards a seismic shift whose legacy shapes it even today.

10 Bollywood gangster films to watch in your lifetime

May 05, 2020 1:22 pm

Who doesn't love a punchy gangsta rap? Certainly, Bollywood does. So, here's making an offer you can't refuse. Our compilation of all-time 10 Bollywood gangster movies that you should immediately put on your must-watch list.

Our ultimate guide to the 1970-80s parallel cinema gems

May 05, 2020 1:24 pm

Led by Shyam Benegal, Mani Kaul, Govind Nihalani, Ketan Mehta and Saeed Mirza among others, Hindi parallel cinema that originated in 1970s advocated uncompromising realism. Sometimes called the New Wave, its influence can still be felt on contemporary filmmakers like Anurag Kashyap, Tigmanshu Dhulia and many others.

Exploring 10 Hindi films based on books

May 05, 2020 1:26 pm

For literature lovers, the book is always better. But there are times when the movie matches up to the favourite work of literature on which it is based. As part of our '100 Bollywood movies to watch in your lifetime' series, today we look at ten best Bollywood adaptations of bestsellers.

Serial killer armed with an iron rod, femme fatale, avenging mom: Welcome to Bollywood's heart of darkness

May 05, 2020 1:27 pm

Here are top 10 Bollywood thrillers that will pull you in with their twisty tales. The compilation includes works by noir mavens like Vijay Anand, Anurag Kashyap, Sriram Raghavan and Navdeep Singh.

Your guide to 10 socially relevant films from Bollywood

May 05, 2020 1:29 pm

Alongside the escapist fare, Bollywood has always had a great parallel tradition of poetic realism, stories dealing with social issues and locating heroism in ordinary lives, starting with Bimal Roy and V Shantaram. Today, Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar, Shoojit Sircar and many others combine entertainment with social commitment to produce meaningful cinema. Here's our list of 10 Hindi films based on a social subject, spanning decades.