Bollywood is an Indian film, but is Indian film a Bollywood movie? (part 1)

In addition to Hindi language films, Indian films also categorize a number of genres of films in other languages ​​such as Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Kannada, etc.

Bollywood is one of the largest film capital in the world. People often know that Bollywood is an Indian film, but who knows what Bollywood really is? When referring to Bollywood, people often mistakenly use this word to refer to Indian movies without knowing that Bollywood is the name given to the Hindi film industry, which is made from Bombay (Mumbai today) and Hollywood.

Bollywood movies are Indian films, but Indian films are not necessarily Bollywood movies

In addition to Hindi language films, Indian films also categorize a number of genres of films in other languages ​​such as Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Kannada, etc. depending on religion and geographic location in each region. The common point of most Indian films is that there is a scene of singing and dancing, with colorful costumes and typical dance in Indian culture, regardless of whether it is an action, emotional or comedy movie, mind reason. But each film in each language area has its own characteristics. The plot, focused focus (on content or actors), music, color and audience reception, all are very different. So it’s really hard to determine what kind of films the Indian audience is most interested in.

The reason for this type of film is that Bollywood films are the most successful genre, partly influenced by the way Hollywood’s modern films are made, blending the content and the faces of famous actors appeared in the movie. Bollywood films often have more sex elements (compared to the Indian common ground), multi-dimensional characters, humanistic messages about the rich and poor decentralization, the history of Indian culture, and prejudices. for women more deeply. You can check out some famous Bollywood movies not only for Indian audiences but also for foreign audiences like English Vinglish, Teri Meri Kahaani, Magadheera, Three Idiots , etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 great Bollywood movies of Indian cinema (part 5)

Ghajini – Alarm

A Sanjay boy (Aamir Khan) is the president of a large computer group who falls in love with a girl who has rumored that the girl is his girlfriend, even though two people have never met. And then the two people started falling in love, but the girl was retaliated by a boss who only denounced him. Unfortunately, the girl who was killed and Sanjay was beaten so badly that after dementia every 15 minutes, what happened earlier would be forgotten. How can you retaliate with a short-term dementia?

Trying on a variety of roles (both face-to-face and antagonistic) and constantly refreshing your image in the eyes of the audience is another secret that makes Aamir Khan the best actor in Bollywood.

Inspired by Hollywood’s Memento (2000), adding a new element of “Ghajini” has contributed to conquering both domestic audiences and a large number of Indians living abroad, earning 40 million. USD.

Rang De Basanti – Paint Yellow

A very meaningful film about the patriotism of youth, made with a budget of only 4 million USD and a setting around New Delhi, but as soon as it premiered, “Rang De Basanti” broke every century. ticket office in India.

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The story tells Sue, a British documentary filmmaker, who wants to make a film about free fighters in the Indian independence movement based on her grandfather’s diary – a former officer of the British army at India. When she arrived in India, she asked a group of five young people to take part in their films. During the filming process, Indian revolutionary idealism seeped into the main characters. They gradually realized that their lives are quite similar to the characters they describe in Sue’s film and that the problems in the old war still affect their generation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 great Bollywood movies of Indian cinema (part 4)

Queen – Indian Queen

Rani is really mature and finds her own identity, when she travels the world and starts meeting new friends.
The topic of feminism is increasingly popular among Indian films, which makes directors quite excited about the scenario in which women can escape the old moral and traditional circle to assert themselves as Rani Mehra (Kangana Ranaut) is a young girl living in Delhi.

Only 2 days left until her wedding, but her fiancée … her sandals ran away because he thought she was too old-fashioned, while he was influenced by the liberal Western lifestyle, the two would not be happy. Happy together. After a great shock, Rani asked her parents to allow her to continue to participate in the honeymoon to Paris and Amsterdam that she had reserved. This trip helped Rani grow more and more openly, so that she could finally confidently return to India to meet her “missing” husband and return the engagement ring to him and leave with a smile on his lips.

Teri Meri Kahaani – Immortal Love

Teri Meri Kahaani” will bring the audience into an immortal love that goes through three beautiful lives like the young couple’s poetry between 1910, 1960, and 2012. Despite the harsh challenges, thought as their love shattered with the turbulent life, but two hearts still flowed with waves of love and sacrifice for each other.

In the film, both Shahid and Priyanka will be seen in three different avatars during the three periods – 1910, 1960 and 2012. The film looks inspired by Three Times, with three separate love stories being placed chronological order in 1911, 1966 and 2005, with actors, Shu Qi and Chang Chen. Taiwanese film 2005 was a hit and won some awards.

Miss Priyanka Chopra has a super-sweet “chemical reaction” to the incredibly beautiful Shahid Kapoor on the big screen.

 

10 great Bollywood movies of Indian cinema (part 3)

Let’s continue the list of 10 great Bollywood movies of Indian cinema with two amazing movies below!

Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India – Freedom War

Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India” is an Indian ancient sports film (2001) directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, telling the story of Champaner village in India, where it is surrounded by drought and host British colonial meaning in the 1893s. Due to a long-term drought that collected heavy taxes, Champaner villagers decided to ask local authorities to temporarily remove the Lagaan tax.

Under the leadership of the hero Bhuvan (Aamir Khan), the villagers met the military governor, Captain Russell (Paul Blackthorne). However, Russell cruelly threatened to triple the tax in three years time, unless the villagers could defeat him in cricket. Will Bhuvan and the villagers win this strange foreign game?

Like Stars on Earth – Special Boy

“All children are special and wonderful. Every child is a star on the earth”.

This is a movie that audiences love very much under the familiar title Like Stars on Earth – The special boy, making all the adults should watch to look back on his wrong education, be directed Performed and produced by actor Aamir Khan, discovering the life and imagination of 8-year-old Ishaan Awasthy.

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While technically superior, it was the lack of academic achievement that made Ishaan’s parents send the boy to boarding school, with harsh discipline and punishment, she gradually turned into a child of hers. poison and agility. Ishaan’s new drawing teacher recognized the dyslexic boy and tried hard to help him overcome this disability from students “lazy, crazy, ticking” into a sparkling star.

If you are a child lover and responsible for children, “Like Stars on Earth” is the perfect choice for you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 great Bollywood movies of Indian cinema (Part 2)

3. Magadheera

This is a film with a mythical color about the law of reincarnation. The beginning of the film “Magadheera” is the context of the 1600s, when Mughal ruled over parts of North India. At that time, Kalabhairava (Ram Charan Teja) was the most formidable and most important warrior in the kingdom of Udaigarh. He and Princess Mithra Vinda Devi (Kajal Aggarwal) fall in love, but her cousin Ranadheer Billa (Dev Gill) stops and causes the couple to die.

400 years later, Kalabhairava reincarnated as Harsha (Ram Charan Teja) to meet Princess Mithra Vinda Devi as Indu, while the Billa Ranadheer is Raghveer. Harsha saves Indu from Raghveer’s evil hand and tells her their previous life. At first, Indu didn’t believe him, but when he saw the memories of his past life, she realized Harsha was telling the truth. Harsha finally killed Raghveer and the two were together forever.

4. English Vinglish

No longer confined to the border of India, Bollywood boldly seeks more attractive contexts for its films and “English Vinglish” is a good example of being filmed in the United States.

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A traditional Indian woman, Sashi (Sridevi), was despised by her own husband for not having high education and spending all day only at the house to fulfill his duties as a wife and mother. The turning point came when Sashi’s sister invited the whole family to America to attend her grandmother’s wedding. Arriving at the magnificent New York, Sashi inevitably became overwhelmed and decided to join a short-term English class to integrate with everyone here. It was this time to learn English that helped Sashi overcome her inferiority towards her, and at the same time make everyone in the family look more respectful to her and be treated equally.

Having a culture of men and women, English Vinglish is a more open voice about the status of women in modern society. In addition to the humorous and moving segments, the film also appeals to viewers because of the profound human message contained in the film.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Tashkent Files Review

The movie tells a story about a young journalist named Ragini. She receives an anonymous information that reveals the secret behind the death of Indian Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri. The ambitious journalist decides to publish the story. And as the result, there sets up a committee of the government to investigate the case.

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This political drama is based on one of the most controversial events in the history of India, with the modern setting when a journalist digs deeply into the case of Indian Prime Minister’s death back in 1966. After over half a decade, when there has no longer been much concern for the scoop, a journalist, with the power of social media for a sensationalist topic, makes it hot again. She joins in a committee that is in charge of reinvestigate the case and reveal all secrets around it.

The film is directed by Vivek Agnihotri, the writer who has witnessed tremendous cases related to politics, rumours and hidden facts about the story. The film reveals to us the political world, which is not familiar with us at all, how complicated it is, and how seriously it may affect people’s lives.

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Although the story written for this film is good, there are still bad sides about the execution. There is an inconsistency in terms of the film direction and narration. The background music is also too loud and not very suitable for the story. Nonetheless, the casts act very well in this production, with famous stars like Naseeruddin Shah, Mithun Chakraborty, Pallavi Joshi, Pankaj Tripathi, or Mandira Bedi. The characters seem to be too simple for them to show all of their talent, though.

There will be shocking claims to be told in “The Tashkent Files” about the political world in India history. It also highlights some important social issues and includes sensational contents cleverly.

It is not a movie that has no drawbacks, but it is a worth-watching film that you can learn a lot from, and be excited with the story telling.