MovieMavenGal (aka Pardesi)

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Favorite films

  • His Girl Friday
  • Hot Fuzz
  • Paheli
  • Bāhubali: The Beginning

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  • Jodhaa Akbar

    ★★★★½

  • 12th Fail

    ★★★★

  • Salaar

    ★★★★

  • Dunki

    ★★★

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  • Jawan

    Jawan

    ★★★★

    Saw Hindi and then Tamil versions

  • King of Kotha

    King of Kotha

    ★★★½

    Back again for that music!

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  • Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

    Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

    ★★★★★

    At this point, I've lost count of how many times I've watched DDLJ. I may need a Raj/Simran intervention.

    Turned it on while doing some computer busywork, and ended up watching it from beginning to end. I'd watched bits and pieces lately but not the whole thing in one sitting. The hotel scene and then the one on the bridge (Turn.....turn) are when the movie really gets into gear for me.

    I noticed something I had not caught before. Simran…

  • Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna

    Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna

    ★★★★

    I gather this is an unusual Bollywood film because it deals with infidelity and divorce, but I appreciated that the characters had nuance and shades of grey. No one was completely blameless in the two married couples.

    The main negative? SRK plays an injured former football star with a pronounced limp, and thus leaves most of the dancing to Abhishek Bachchan.

    Favorite scene has to be when Dev and Maya are in a bed store and she tries to teach…