Mr. Chameleon

Randeep Hooda made his debut as a leading actor with D (2005) but it was an extended cameo in Once Upon a Time in Mumbai (2010) that did the trick for him. His biggest asset is his ability to undergo transformation for the characters he plays onscreen and his forte are the real-life characters like…

TOP TEN Bollywood Movies that turn 50 this year!

An Evening in Paris – This Shakti Samanta movie has one of the most energetic opening sequences in a Bollywood movie, with a visibly overweight but suave Shammi Kapoor clinging on to the bonnet of a car and singing the title song with his gang of girls. The movie repeated the successful pairing from Kashmir Ki Kali, but this…

Farooq Shaikh….The Boy Next Door..

The year was 1973 and a young actor made his presence felt in a supporting role alongside stalwart Balraj Sahni in M.S Sathyu’s Garam Hawa (1973). The movie marked the birth of the Indian New Wave/Parallel cinema in Hindi film industry. A small role in Satyajit Ray’s Shatranj Ke Khilari (1977) paved way for a…