As you guys know we all are quarantined in our houses and sometimes it gets really difficult to deal with social distancing and staying at home but wait it’s the time to treat yourself with these amazing suspense thrillers that are sure to keep you at the edge of your seats with their twisted endings.
Indonesians find Bollywood a source of entertainment. If you go by reports, Hindi movies are broadcast about twice a day on different channels in the country. Even on television, several of their advertisements include Bollywood Stars such as Shahrukh Khan and women who wear traditional Indian sarees. However, all these adds are mostly dubbed in Indonesian language only.
Bollywood movies have garnered a lot of appreciation and love from the Indonesian community, especially on the islands of Bali and Java, where the local dance and music scene is heavily influenced by Indian tradition and performing arts.
This is the top-rated IMDb movie starring Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, and other celebrated actors. The story depicts conversations amongst men in prison without any action or special effects. Revolving around the experiences of a successful banker Andy Dufresne (Robbins) who was imprisoned for a crime which he actually did not commit, his ways of dealing with the new life while befriending fellow prisoners especially Ellis ‘Red’ Redding (Freeman); this movie is a must watch.
Interesting Fact: The film did not perform well on the box office but is one of the highest-grossing video rentals till date.
Bollywood has time and again given us some upright genius pieces of content!
While most of us are overwhelmed with the grandeur and vibrancy of Indian movies, there is some iconic work that enhances our love for the Indian cinema. Here is a list of five such remarkable Indian movies :
The 1972 Filmfare award-winning movie features Rajesh Khanna (Anand) and Amitabh Bachchan (Dr. Banerjee aka Babu Moshai). A story, way ahead of its time, depicts the life of Anand who is terminally ill and has an admirably beautiful approach towards life. His character teaches us to value life, stay positive in all situations and make the best of the time that one has.
Interesting Fact:Director Hrishikesh Mukherjee dedicated this movie to his friend Raj Kapoor with whom he started his career as an editor.
Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro
This movie is a satire on corruption in Indian media and politics. Sudhir (Ravi Baswani) and Vinod (Naseeruddin Shah) are two photographers who hope to make money from their newly opened photo studio at Haji Ali, Bombay.
Once while enlarging some pictures, they come across an accidentally clicked photograph which was evidence to a high – profile murder. What flows next is an unexpected series of events where corrupt bureaucrats and businessmen gang up to punish Vinod and Sudhir to prison for the crime they did not commit.
Interesting Fact: The names of the lead characters – Vinod Chopra and Sudhir Mishra – came from the film’s assistant directors Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Sudhir Mishra. Continue Reading…