Here are the top five stories that you should read from EYE edition of The Indian Express.
1. Leader of the Cult
Kanti Shah’s residence is bare — devoid of life-sized portraits and film posters meant to remind visitors that they were in the presence of a star.
Read here: Leader of the Cult
2. Lights! Camera! Bakwaas! – A film critic’s guide to enjoy the so-bad-it’s- good movies
What do you do when you are faced with the prospect of watching a truly Bad film? Option A: run for your life. Option B: grin and bear it.
3. Past Continuous – Bollywood believes in reincarnation
Bollywood, like Hinduism, believes in reincarnation — you cannot break the cycle of life and death and life again — you can only choose your wardrobe and which songs you’ll sing in each life.
4. Love, Actually
I met Prem in the summer of 1990. On a sweltering Kolkata afternoon, at a friend’s birthday lunch, he had me at, “Dosti ka ek usool hai madam, no sorry, no thank you.”
Read here: Love, Actually
5. Of Bollywood movies: The awful and the awesome
Make no mistake: a bad Bollywood film is a lot of work. It is a constant battle against reality and the burden of what it means to live in the real world.