JAB TAK HAI JAAN / AS LONG AS THERE IS LIFE (Dir. Yash Chopra, 2012, India) – Footnotes

Hindi cinema of late has unfortunately bypassed me and I have successively missed many of the major releases. I think it is a seemingly impossible enterprise to keep on top of the many Hindi films released each year but I’m trying to catch up with some of the more populist films that made it to… Continue reading JAB TAK HAI JAAN / AS LONG AS THERE IS LIFE (Dir. Yash Chopra, 2012, India) – Footnotes

MY NAME IS KHAN (Dir. Karan Johar, 2010, India) – The Unapologetic Muslim

                The all too familiar concept known as the suspension of disbelief is far greater in the mainstream Indian melodrama than it is in most Hollywood films and when it comes to a film by Karan Johar it moves beyond the hyperbole and into a realm of cathartic… Continue reading MY NAME IS KHAN (Dir. Karan Johar, 2010, India) – The Unapologetic Muslim