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Wandering Taste Buds

Giving you the hoot on local South Asian eats -Bhakthi Sahgal, BMC ’13

For those of looking for a gooood food coma, try walking a few blocks down Lancaster Avenue. My fellow South Asians and food lovers: you have permission to rejoice now, as not one, but two new Indian restaurants have opened up in […]

‘Kites’ Review

-Ria Brij, BMC ’13

“Kites” is an ambitious venture which aims to fly you high but falls flat on its face. It is the story of Jai (Hrithik Roshan), a man whose main purpose in life is to be rich. He makes a living in Las Vegas by having fake marriages with illegal immigrants […]

‘Aisha’

-Radha Venkatraman, BMC ’12

Based on Jane Austen’s novel ‘Emma’, Aisha is the story of a young Delhi socialite, who enjoys matching couples together, whether in reality they do make a good pair or not. Her idea of making a difference in the world is bringing couples who are in love together, and giving […]

For 3 Idiots – “All Izz Well”

~ Reetu Bajaj ’12

Having visited India this past winter break, I found one main aspect in common: everyone was talking about Rajkumar Hirani’s 3 Idiots. From advertisements on the road to live news streaming on television, to all popular radio stations, 3 Idiots was everywhere. Loosely based on Chetan Bhagat’s […]

My Name Is Khan

~ Namratha Minupuri ’13

My Name is Khan is not at all what you’d expect from a Karan Johar extravaganza – or, for that matter, a standard-issue Bollywood melodrama. There is no overly sweet romance, no hero to save the day, and no random song and dance sequences. Instead this entire […]

Paa – A Father-Son Story

~ Reetu Bajaj ’12

Paa is definitely one of the most talked about films this year for it stars a father-son duo: Abhishek and Amitabh Bachan. Some feared that Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachan was losing his spark after his poor performances in Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, God Tussi Great Ho, and Aladin. But […]

Main Aur Mrs. Khanna

~ Radha Venkatraman ’12

This is the story of Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor, who play Mr. and Mrs. Khanna. She is an orphan and he is a hardworking man and the two fall in love and get married against his parents wishes and are now settled in Australia. Life is beautiful, but […]

Jay Sean Is Everywhere!

~ Reetu Bajaj ’12

From Lil Wayne, to Justin Timberlake, and even Ellen DeGeneres, Jay Sean is becoming a huge sensation here in the United States. His success story continues to go out in fairy-tale fashion. In a matter of months, which is rare in the music industry, his single and […]

Wake Up Sid

~ Radha Venkatraman ’12

Well I think after watching this movie, whether Sid has woken up or not, I can guarantee that you the viewer definitely would not have slept through this performance. Ranbir Kapoor (Sid) is a spoilt rich kid who is studying in a college in Mumbai. He enjoys […]

Kaminey – A Story of Kaminapan

~ Radha Venkatraman ’12

This Vishal Bharadwaj directed and Ronnie Screwvalla produced film is a one of its kind production.  Charlie and Guddu are the two roles played by Shahid Kapoor, who are identical twins, who have very different philosophies in life. Charlie, a horse bookie has a lisp and is […]