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The Ten Best Bollywood Musicals of All Time

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Misconceptions About Bollywood and Hindi Cinema

Jul/13

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The Most Popular Bollywood Movies of All Time

The most popular Bollywood movies also become popular around the world. Bollywood produces nearly 200 films each year, so picking the best is difficult. This list of the most popular is based on critics reviews, box office performance and quality.

Mother India

This movie tells the story of an Indian mother raising her children in a poor village. It was nominated as the best foreign movie.

Pyaasa

This movie follows poet Guru Dutt and his struggles to publish his poems. (more…)

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May/13

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Bollywood’s Influence on Current American Cinema

Bollywood films have long been staples of Indian culture, but they have recently taken off in the United States. Their production values are often as high as Hollywood films, and Bollywood movies are playing in theaters at an increased rate. Hollywood has taken note, and Bollywood films have had a significant impact on movies in the United States.

The success of Bollywood has caused many film distributors to reconsider the value of musicals. Musicals have long been considered to be a dead arts in Hollywood, but Bollywood’s popularity has caused many (more…)

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Mar/13

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The Ten Best Bollywood Musicals of All Time

Hollywood makes film musicals every so often, but Bollywood musicals are a whole different ball game. Infusing Indian pop music with great dance numbers, they are truly delightful to watch. If you’ve never seen a Bollywood musical before, this is a good place to start. Here are the ten best Bollywood musicals of all time.

1. Devdas. A visually stunning melodrama about what happens to someone whose love is thwarted.
2. Kabhie Kushie Kabhie Gham. This spectacular musical story is about an estranged father (more…)

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Nov/12

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Indian Mafia Movies and Bollywood Gangsters

Bollywood incorporates nostalgia and romance into its Indian gangster films, several of which tout women as the heroines. Take the female warrior who gave to the poor after stealing from the rich or the young woman in love as two examples. The latter must make a choice of whom to love, a tavern owner or the gangster she knew long ago.
Both films are similar to Hollywood story lines as Bollywood dares to adopt more western-style themes into its movies. One thing (more…)

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Nov/12

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Indian Mafia Movies and Bollywood Gangsters

Bollywood incorporates nostalgia and romance into its Indian gangster films, several of which tout women as the heroines. Take the female warrior who gave to the poor after stealing from the rich or the young woman in love as two examples. The latter must make a choice of whom to love, a tavern owner or the gangster she knew long ago.
Both films are similar to Hollywood story lines as Bollywood dares to adopt more western-style themes into its movies.Additional information can be found at July 2013

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