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Old 27.03.2009, 14:57
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I'm looking for some bollywood dvd's.

Is there anything you can recommend? Or one that you like sooo much?

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Old 27.03.2009, 15:03
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Slumdog Millionaire?
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Old 27.03.2009, 15:12
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Depends on what you would like to watch.
A good way to start is start watching movies starring Shah Rukh Khan
And if you are Wild Wild West fan then I recommend Sholay
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Old 27.03.2009, 15:32
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Some of my favourites :

Romance : Dilwale Dulanhiya le jayenge (DDLJ) (SRK) , Kaho na pyaar hai (starring Hritik roshan)

Comedy : Andaaz apna apna , Golmaal, No entry(seen over 5 times still funny), Dhamaal

Off beat : Wednesday

Historical : Jodha Akbar (watch for Hritik and Aishwarya Rai)

By the way there are website where U can watch bollywood movies

Generally English sub-titles are good for Shahrukh Khan movies since they get released overseas, for other movies the sub titles are not upto the mark..

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Old 27.03.2009, 15:51
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Namastay London is also a good one...
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Old 27.03.2009, 16:41
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Re: Bollywood films

My ol' favourite tearjerker is Khabi Kushi Khabi Gam.
Anything with Kajol in it (she's so adorable). Newer ones - Hrithik Roshan is a good bet. Arjun Rampal is very dishy but I don't know how good his movies are -- anyone care to enlighten me?
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My ol' favourite tearjerker is Khabi Kushi Khabi Gam.
Anything with Kajol in it (she's so adorable). Newer ones - Hrithik Roshan is a good bet. Arjun Rampal is very dishy but I don't know how good his movies are -- anyone care to enlighten me?
I have liked only 1 of Arjuns movie so far.. hes not the lead though, SRK is.. its 'Om Shanti Om', lovely songs too, and the new actress Deepika, shes good too , I saw this one in a theatre in Zurich, the sub titles were spot on..

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correction -- liked Arjuns 'Rock on ' as well..
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Anything with Kajol in it (she's so adorable).
I agree , shes in DDLJ too, this movie is SRK-Kajol must watch..
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Re: Bollywood films

Hum Tum another good movie and old comedy Chupke Chupke or Angoor or Andaz apna apna.
Dil chata hai is another favorite among all my friends.
Recently Jaane tu ya Jane na has beed enojyed by many.

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Chupke Chupke or Angoor or Andaz apna apna.
Andaz apna apna is a riot

Chupke Chupke, one with Dharmendra ? such a sweeet ever lasting comedy..

What about the old Golmaal (Amol Palekar), better than the new one right.
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Old 27.03.2009, 16:55
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My ol' favourite tearjerker is Khabi Kushi Khabi Gam.
Anything with Kajol in it (she's so adorable). Newer ones - Hrithik Roshan is a good bet. Arjun Rampal is very dishy but I don't know how good his movies are -- anyone care to enlighten me?
That's the one I remember and I used to watch it with my "almost Tamil gf" back in SA. I was able to utter a few words too like Namaste Pyaar Kare... if it is correct
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How about Veer-Zaara ?

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Re: Bollywood films

WOW - thanks so much for all the great recommendations

Wish you all a great weekend.
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There is a Bollywood adaptation of Pride & Prejudice I've seen not too long ago. Was quite lovely !!!
I think it was called "Bride & Prejudice"
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Re: Bollywood films

Water- part of a trilogy? Earth/Fire by the same director.
The most un-Bollywood Bollywood film- not a dance in sight.
Water is one the most moving films i've seen, it get's a little cliched, but it is fantastic and an insight into Indian culture.
I'm not into movies and I had to get (borrow/beg/buy) this film three time to see the ending, (dodgy CD/player) but I did it. It's that good.
Dark though.
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What about the old Golmaal (Amol Palekar), better than the new one right.
My husband and my father both enjoy watching old Golmaal.
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Old 28.03.2009, 10:27
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Water- part of a trilogy? Earth/Fire by the same director.
The most un-Bollywood Bollywood film- not a dance in sight.
Water is one the most moving films i've seen, it get's a little cliched, but it is fantastic and an insight into Indian culture.
I'm not into movies and I had to get (borrow/beg/buy) this film three time to see the ending, (dodgy CD/player) but I did it. It's that good.
Dark though.

Ooo... I borrowed Water/Earth/Fire from the Cham library. Excellent trilogy; I'd highly recommend it. At least there was a tiny ray of hope at the end of Water.
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Please don't miss Jaane bhi do yaaron...It is a laugh riot!

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Old 28.03.2009, 18:17
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WOW - thanks so much for all the great recommendations

Wish you all a great weekend.
hi

dont miss sholay and other ones from bachachs if u get hold of. black a bit sad but magnificient performance.
have fun
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Re: Bollywood films

Laagan, if you enjoy cricket and really epic David v. Goliath tales.

Dil Chatha Hai- it started a new wave of movies with more western notions of character development and realistic storylines. It still has all the music and stuff, though- it has one of the cutest little fantasy song and dance numbers I've seen in recent movies.

Bunty aur Bubli- its a movie about a pair of con artists, and is good fun.

Jodhaa Akbar- great story, historically likely to be utter nonsense, but fabulously shot, great songs, and very pretty to watch.

Umrao Jaan - the old Rekha version is MUCH better storywise than the new Aishwariya Rai version. Think the Indian version of Memories of a Geisha.

And if you're into Indian movies, you need to see Sholay. I must have watched it a hundred times since I was a kid, and it still has the power to suck me into the story.
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