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Bollywood songs – A Reflection of Society and a Treasure of Musical Forms

Songs an integral part of Indian movies have for years been and continue to be a very important part of the movies, conveying emotions and moments in a variety of ways.

Does Bollywood Reflect Indian Society?

Why is it that movies these days fetch box office numbers rather than focus on problems in the society? The popular movies support objectification and corrupt the mind and body, no matter whether it is of a man or a woman.

5 Genres Bollywood needs to try out more often

Bollywood and formulas have had a very long history. Starting with Manmohan Desai’s Amar Akbar Anthony, which brought to Bollywood the superhit lost and found family that gets reunited theme, we have now evolved to the formula of big stars, minimal story, some gags and huge marketing budgets.

Rare Bollywood Movies on Sports Theme – Part II

Here is a list of sports themed movies that have earned their spot in the classics; these movies inspire and entertain us, while sending out a strong message to the society:

Rare Bollywood Movies on Sports Theme – Part I

A list of sports themed Bollywood movies that have earned their spot in the classics.

The Beats of Different Traditional Drums of India

Music is a huge part of the Indian culture and its presence is felt in all aspects and ways of life. During happy or sad, anxious or soothing times, music forms an essential element, for not only the individual, but also for the community essence.

Celebrating Menstruation in Assam – A New Form of Consumerism

Celebrating Menstruation in Assam - Tuloni biya in Assam has revolved around certain rituals that vary regionally but persist. As soon as a girl has her first period, she is kept in a separate room where men are not allowed.

Natural History Classics and Popular Science Books of Yester-years! What a Difference They Made!

Books are said to be a person’s best companions and in my case some natural history classics and popular science books proved to be a life line, as I will explain shortly.

Remembering Some Beloved Hrishikesh Mukherjee Classic Comedies

Mukherjee was a champion of “middle of the road”, light- hearted and humorous takes on the everyday struggles of a middle-class man. Here are Some Beloved Hrishikesh Mukherjee Classic Comedies

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