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EXPRESS 5: Bollywood believes in reincarnation; Film critic’s guide to enjoy a bad film

Here are the top five stories that you should read from EYE edition of The Indian Express.

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Here are the top five stories that you should read from EYE edition of The Indian Express.

Here are the top five stories that you should read from EYE edition of The Indian Express.

1. Leader of the Cult

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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

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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.

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Read here: Lights! Camera! Bakwaas! – A film critic’s guide to enjoy the so-bad-it’s- good movies

3. Past Continuous – Bollywood believes in reincarnation

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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.

Read here: Past Continuous – Bollywood believes in reincarnation

4. Love, Actually

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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

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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.

Read here: Of Bollywood movies: The awful and the awesome